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Authorities ID body found in Fayetteville recycling plant

Posted August 23, 2013

— The Cumberland County Sheriff’s Office has identified a woman whose body was found Thursday inside a Fayetteville recycling plant.

Margie Bernard McLaurin, 53, of the 2300 block of Edgar Street, was the subject of a Silver Alert issued by the state Monday.

An employee of Pratt Industries, at 3780 Owen Drive, discovered McLaurin’s body in a pile of cardboard boxes and called authorities.

According to the Silver Alert, McLaurin was last seen in the vicinity of her home. Her body has been sent to the medical examiner to determine a cause of death.


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  • spunkyisbackagain Aug 23, 2013

    Prayers for peace and comfort for the family. :(

  • Scubagirl Aug 23, 2013

    so sad, hope she just fell asleep on the cardboard and passed.

  • 007KnightRider Aug 23, 2013

    My thoughts and prayers are with the family.

  • HANS FOR PRESIDENT!!!!! JK Aug 23, 2013