Woman found dead in Oak Island, suspect arrested

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OAK ISLAND, NC (WWAY) — Police found a woman’s body when they performed a welfare check at a home on Oak Island.

According to a news release from the Town of Oak Island, officers received a call just before 10:00 a.m. to check on someone at a home in the 100 block of NE 2nd Street.

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During the welfare check, officers found the body of Susan Copenhaver.

A suspect has been arrested, but has not yet been identified.

Police say the case is still developing.

WWAY has reached out for more information, we will bring it to you as it becomes available.