Body found in Spring Lake


Someone found the body near the end of North First Street at its intersection with Johnston Street just after 6 p.m. and called police.

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Spring Lake police and the Cumberland County Sheriff's Office spent several hours on the scene looking for clues until about 9 p.m.

At last report, investigators are not commenting on an identity or the cause of death.

Investigators suspect that the victim may be a person who has been missing for several weeks.

They hope an autopsy will confirm their suspicions, and a cause of death.

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