Catawba County deputies investigating homicide after body found in woods

The person was a man and no other details have been established at this point.
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Published: Dec. 4, 2022 at 9:19 AM EST
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NEWTON, N.C. (WBTV) - The Catawba County Sheriff’s Office is now investigating a homicide after a body was found in the woods in north Catawba County on Saturday.

Deputies responded to a body being found in a wooded area along Lee Cline Road near the intersection of Eckard Road around 3:41 p.m.

The person was a man and approximately 5-foot-7.

The cause of death is not being released at this time.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Sheriff’s Investigators at 828-464-3112.

More details will be provided when available.

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