By Jeff Rivenbark - email
PINEVILLE, NC (WBTV) - Police are trying to identify a body that was discovered in Pineville Sunday afternoon.
The body was discovered along McMullen Creek Parkway shortly after noon.
According to the Pineville Police Department, a passerby smelled something and looked down on the ground. The passerby then saw a body and immediately called police.
Police say the body had been there for several days. The body was removed from the area after 6:30 p.m. once investigators collected evidence at the scene.
The victim appears to be a white or Hispanic male between 25 and 35 years old.
An autopsy will be conducted to determine the cause of death.