Officials find body of missing Rocky Mount man near wooded area

Thursday, August 16, 2018

NASH COUNTY, N.C. (WTVD) -- The Nash County Sheriff's Office has located the body of a missing 23-year-old man.

Brandon Smith's body was found on Aug. 10 near a wooded area in the 4900 block of Redman Road in Rocky Mount.

Smith, a Rocky Mount resident, was reported missing on Aug. 3.

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An autopsy was performed to determine cause of death.

Authorities are waiting for a determination from the North Carolina Medical Examiner's office, along with lab results.

At this time, no foul play is suspected.

The investigation is ongoing.