K-9 Unit finds dead body during Fayetteville training

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Thursday, December 1, 2016
Man's body found during K-9 training session
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A man's body was found during a K-9 training session in Fayetteville

FAYETTEVILLE (WTVD) -- Officers with Fayetteville's K-9 Unit were training in a wooded area Wednesday along Shaw Mill Road when they found a dead man.

Officers found the body near the Ridge Road intersection. The victim was sent to the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner to determine a cause of death.

Detectives will also take a look at recent missing persons reports once the victim is identified.

Anyone with information regarding the death investigation is asked to contact detectives with the Fayetteville Police Department at (910) 433-1856 or Crimestoppers at (910) 483-TIPS (8477). Crimestoppers information can also be submitted electronically, by visiting http://fay-nccrimestoppers.org and completing the anonymous online tip sheet or by text-a-tip on your mobile device by sending a message to 274637 (in the text box type "4Tip" followed by your message).

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