Police investigating body found outside Fayetteville home

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The Fayetteville Police Department is investigating after a woman was found dead outside of her residence. (WTVD)

The Fayetteville Police Department is investigating after a woman was found dead outside of her residence.

Just before 7:30 Friday morning, officers were called to the 4700 block of Republican Road after receiving reports of a body found.

Reports show the body, belonging to an unidentified woman, was found outside of her home by a neighbor.

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According to police, the woman fell two stories from her balcony.

The female was pronounced dead on scene; her body was sent to the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner to determine a cause of death.

Detectives with the FPD's Homicide Unit are investigating the death.

A man was brought in for questioning Friday afternoon but he was released.

Those with information are asked to call the Fayetteville Police Department at (910) 391-8630 or Crimestoppers at (910) 483-8477.

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