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Body found at I-540 near Falls of Neuse Road in Raleigh

Posted March 10

— A body was found along side of Interstate 540 near Falls of Neuse Road in Raleigh, according to the Wake County Sheriff's Office.

A driver was tending to his broken down car and saw the remains in the nearby woods. Investigators said the body is badly decomposed, and they believe the person had undergone hip surgery due to a plate found near the hip area.

It appeared the victim was wearing a black short sleeve shirt and blue jeans. A bracelet was found near the body, and the victim's hair was in a pony tail.

The body is being sent to the Medical Examiners office to determine cause of death and identify the body.

Anyone with any information should call the Wake County Sheriff's Office at 919-856-6911.

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  • Jj Parker Mar 11, 2017
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    Wonder if this was one of the homeless people that I've seen at the exit ramp. There is/used to be a few tents in the woods there.