Woman whose body was found on Moore County road identified

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Wednesday, July 27, 2022
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An investigation is underway after a woman's body was found in Moore County.

JACKSON SPRINGS, N.C. (WTVD) -- An investigation is underway after a woman's body was found Tuesday in Moore County.

The body was found shortly before 5 p.m. on the shoulder of Mill Road in Jackson Springs.

That's near the Moore County-Montgomery County line.

Investigators worked throughout the night, Sheriff Ronnie Fields said, and the woman was identified on Wednesday as Jolee Diane Mercer, 34, of Eagle Springs.

An autopsy will be performed to help determine the cause of death..

This is an active investigation, and anyone with information about this incident is asked to please contact the Moore County Sheriff's Office at (910) 947-2931 or provide information through the Anonymous Crime Tip Line at (910) 947-4444.