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Human remains found in Pitt County

Posted September 23, 2013

— Pitt County sheriff’s investigators said early Monday they have found human remains in the eastern part of the county.

The remains were discovered Sunday morning after authorities received a tip Saturday afternoon. The tip led to an “intense search” by deputies and K-9 units, according to a news release from the sheriff’s office.

The remains were badly decomposed and sent to the medical examiner’s office for identification.

More information is expected to be released late Monday morning.


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