PINETOPS, N.C. (WNCN) – The Edgecombe County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a homicide after deputies investigating a missing person case found a dead man, according to a Facebook post.
Deputies made the discovery Thursday off of Jenkins Farm Road outside of Pinetops.
“The case is being investigated as a homicide at this time,” the post said.
A tip led investigators to the location. The body was found in a wooded area, the sheriff’s office said.
The sheriff’s office said there are a lot of “moving parts” and it will release more information later.