Unidentified body found in Edgecomb County

EDGEDCOMB COUNTY, N.C.

A farmer called sheriff's officer around 1:58 p.m. Thursday to report a body in the woods on Seven Bridges Road between Whitakers and Battleboro. .

When deputies arrived on scene, they spoke to the farmer who said he was taking down an electric fence on the property when he noticed a body approximately 40-feet inside the wood line..

The body appears to be a female about 5'3" to 5'4" tall. The weight and race have not been determined at this time..

The investigation is ongoing.

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