Officials ID man found dead in Durham County road

Durham County News

DURHAM, N.C. (WNCN) — Durham County officials say that a Durham man was found dead in a road late Saturday morning.

The incident was reported just before 11:50 a.m. as a person lying in a road, according to a news release from the Durham County Sheriff’s Office.

The person, who was later identified as 36-year-old Demario Boyd, was found on Old Oxford Road between Red Mill and Snow Hill roads.

Boyd was found near the bridge over Little River, deputies said.

A group of at least 11 vehicles along with several officers were seen just off the road on a hill near the bridge over the Little River.

Old Oxford Road was closed between International Drive and Snow Hill was closed Saturday afternoon while an investigation was underway, officials said.

Officials are asking anyone who was in the area between 8 a.m. and noon to contact the Durham County Sheriff’s Office at 919-560-0900.

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