Deputies find body while searching for missing person in Edgecombe County

EDGECOMBE CO., N.C. (WTVD) -- A missing person's case turned into a homicide investigation in Edgecombe County.

The sheriff's office said deputies found a body off Jenkins Farm Road outside of Pinetops on Thursday.

Investigators have not released the identity of the body, but they said they would release more information as it becomes available.

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