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Sheriff identifies body found in Harnett County woods

Posted August 24
Updated August 25

— Police found a man's partially decomposed body near Peaceful Lane in Harnett County Thursday afternoon, according to Harnett County Sheriff Wayne Coats.

Coats on Friday identified the person as Dennis Alan Conley, 32, of Cameron. Coats said Conley's death is being investigated as a homicide.

Conley's body was found at the end of Peaceful Lane, off of Bethel Baptist Road. His body was sent to the Chief Medical Examiner's Office to determine a cause of death.

The sheriff's office received information that Conley was last seen alive on the morning of Aug. 19.

Anyone with information should contact the Harnett County Sheriff's Office at 910-893-9111.


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