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Body found in icy ditch in Cumberland County

Posted February 12

Cumberland County sheriff's deputies were investigating the death of a man whose body was found Wednesday morning (Feb. 12, 2014) in an icy ditch along Hughes Road near Vander.

— Cumberland County sheriff’s deputies were investigating the death of a man whose body was found Wednesday morning in an icy ditch along Hughes Road near Vander.

The man’s identity had not been determined, and investigators did not say whether his death was weather-related.

The man was discovered by a passer-by who called 911.

More information will be released as it becomes available.
 

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  • Obamacare rises again Feb 12, 10:50 a.m.

    In Fayetteville? This is either a hit and run or a homicide.

  • Alexia Feb 12, 10:49 a.m.

    "Icy ditch" cracks me up. Had it been summer, would writers say "grassy ditch"? Or how about "rainy ditch" in the sprint?

    Somehow, this just seems like a vain attempt at sensationalizing a tragedy.

  • DontVote4LiarsCheatsOrThieves Feb 12, 10:28 a.m.

    Oh Lord, prayers for their loved ones. I pray they didn't suffer long.