Death investigation underway in Southport

Southport Police Department (Photo: WWAY)

SOUTHPORT, NC (WWAY) — Police are investigating after a person died Tuesday morning in Southport.

Police say they received a call around 8 a.m. about an unresponsive person near the intersection of W. Leonard Street and Burrington Avenue.

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The person died at the scene, according to police.

Police do not suspect foul play.

The investigation is ongoing.