Death investigation underway after body found in Burlington woods

BURLINGTON, N.C. (WTVD) -- The Burlington Police Department is investigating after the body of a man was found in a wooded area Saturday night.

Police said the body of a man was found just before 8:30 p.m. near the 300 block of Union Avenue.

Police have been unable to identify the body but it is described as a male approximately 60-years-old, medium build with black and grey hair, grey beard and wearing green and blue plaid shirt with blue jogging pants.

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Circumstances and manner of death are unknown, officials say.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the Burlington Police Department at (336) 229-3500. For anonymous methods, call Alamance County-Wide Crimestoppers at (336) 229-7100 or text 8398 to 274637 for a text-a-tip method, both with possible cash rewards.
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