Homicide unit seeks info after man found dead in Cumberland County

Cumberland County News

CUMBERLAND COUNTY, N.C. (WNCN) –  A death investigation is underway by the Cumberland County Sheriff’s Office Major Crimes Detectives after a body was found Saturday morning.

A man’s body was discovered around 9:20 a.m. along the 2000 block of Tree Farm Road, near Owen Drive on Saturday, the Cumberland County Sheriff’s Office said in a news release.

Authorities later said that Joshua Waite, 33, was identified as the man who died.

“Waite’s body is being transported to the Office of the Medical Examiner in Chapel Hill for an autopsy,” a news release said.

The news release asked anyone with information about Waite to contact homicide detectives at (910) 321-6592.

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