Authorities identify body found in Croatan National Forest

NEW BERN, NC (AP) — Deputies in Craven County have released the name of a woman whose body was found in the Croatan National Forest.

A release from the Craven County Sheriff’s Office identified the victim as 34-year-old Amelia Betts of Havelock. The statement said Betts was found dead from apparent multiple gunshot wounds Monday at the Pine Cliff recreation area off N.C. Highway 306, about eight miles east of Havelock.

Residents near the scene of the shooting say they never heard any gunshots.

The sheriff’s office has not said whether Betts was shot where her body was found or if she was shot elsewhere and her body dumped in the recreation area.

Categories: Associated Press, NC, News

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *