Coworker finds man dead during wellness check; Wake County deputies investigate 'suspicious' death

SWIFT CREEK, N.C. (WTVD) -- An investigation is underway in southern Wake County after a man was found dead by a coworker during a wellness check.

Wake County deputies responded to the 5700 block of Arrowood Lane, not far from Lake Wheeler, shortly after 6 p.m.

Investigators said the victim, who has not been identified at this time, was found after a co-worker went to check on his welfare after he did not show to work.

Due to items found at the scene, investigators have ruled the death as 'suspicious' in nature.

Anyone with information on the case is asked to contact the Wake County Sheriff's Office at (919) 856-6911.

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