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Body found in Hickory being investigated as homicide

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CATAWBA, NC (WBTV) -

A homicide investigation is underway after a body was found near a wooded area of Catawba County. 

The body was found on River Road off of Highway 321 in Hickory. The sheriff said the death appears to be a homicide. 

The sheriff says a homeowner came home and spotted the body near the road. 

Deputies are trying to determine whether the body was dumped at the scene. 

No other information has been released. 

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