WHITEVILLE, NC (WWAY) — The Whiteville Police Department is investigating after a body was found near a park Monday.
Police say a city employee found the body of Cavon Jones, of Elizabethtown, near Rec Center Driver shortly after reporting for work.
A driver who works near the Whiteville Rec Center says when he was driving to work around 8 a.m., he saw police surrounding an area of the park.
Police are investigating this as a homicide.
The scene was cleared later in the afternoon.
If you know any information, please contact police at (910) 642-5111.