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Man found dead in Edgecombe County

Posted September 30, 2011

— Authorities in Edgecombe County are investigating the death of a man found near a wastewater treatment plant Thursday afternoon.

Sheriff James Knight said Friday that the unidentified man was found on Cool Spring Road in a rural part of the county sometime after 5 p.m.

Knight said that investigators do not believe that foul play was involved in the man's death but that they are waiting for the results of an autopsy.

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  • djofraleigh Sep 30, 3:24 p.m.

    From the headline, I hope he WAS the ONLY person to DIE in that county.

  • Firefighter II Sep 30, 3:21 p.m.

    WRAL...the correct road name is Cool Springs Road not Pool.