Deputies discover body of woman near Catawba County intersection, officials say
Officials said the body belongs to a middle-aged woman.
Published: Jan. 11, 2023 at 6:19 PM EST
NEWTON, N.C. (WBTV) - Deputies discovered a female body near a Catawba County intersection of Wednesday, officials said.
According to the Catawba County Sheriff’s Office, a passerby notified authorities of the body located at the edge of the woods near the intersection of Plateau Road and Trail Winds Street in Newton, right near Fred T. Foard High School.
The victim has been identified as 42-year-old Emily Elizabeth King.
An autopsy will be performed to determine her cause of death.
Anyone with information relating to the investigation is asked to contact the sheriff’s office at 828-464-5241.
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