Body found in abandoned home near Bladenboro

BLADEN COUNTY, NC (WWAY) — A body was found in an abandoned home near Bladenboro Monday afternoon, authorities say.

The sheriff’s office said it was found around 12:30 p.m. at a home off Lawrence Brown Road in the Center Road community. They believe the body had been there for “some time.”

Deputies could not release any information about the body other than it had been sent to the medical examiner’s office for an autopsy.

A spokesman with the sheriff’s office would not say whether the death was suspicious or foul play was suspected.

WWAY will share more details as they become available.

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