Homicide investigation underway after body found near cemetery in Fayetteville

FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. (WTVD) -- The body of a man was found near a cemetery in Fayetteville on Wednesday.

Fayetteville Police Department said a person visiting Northside Cemetery called police around 10:15 a.m. to report a body near the treeline along Brinkley Street near North Street.

The homicide unit is investigating the case, and officers have called the death "suspicious in nature."

They said the death was suspicious because it did not appear as if the man died where his body was found.
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