Individuals find body in woods

EDGECOMBE COUNTY Authorities say individuals discovered the body while riding 4 wheelers in the woods off of Marriott Farm Road.

According to Edgecombe County Sheriff James Knight, the body is described as an African American female at about 5 feet, 6 to 7 inches tall and weighing around 150 pounds with short hair.

The cause of death has not yet been determined.

Investigators say they have a possible identification pending confirmation by the medical examiner.

The investigation is ongoing at this time.

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