Family says body found is Michelle Powell

CUMBERLAND COUNTY, N.C.

A woman's body was found Saturday morning behind the Boys and Girls Club in the 3400 block of Cumberland Road by a passerby.

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The body was found while friends and family were out searching for Powell.

Authorities said the body was found in the same area as the home of the 31 year old who had been missing since early March. Right now, authorities are not saying if the two cases are connected.

Powell recently had a stroke and developed paralysis on the left side of her body.

The body was sent to the medical examiner's office Monday morning to try to determine the identity.

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