OLD SPARTA, N.C. (WTVD) -- A body was found on the shores of the Tar River near Highway 42 in Edgecombe County around noon on Friday.
The Edgecombe County Sheriff said the body belonged to a white man whose age has not been determined.
Investigators called the case a possible drowning. They focused their investigation along the riverbank near the Old Sparta Boat Ramp.
No other information was immediately released.
Body found on the bank of the Tar River in Edgecombe County
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