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Father, Son Find Body In Tar River

Posted June 26, 2006

— Rocky Mount police are trying to solve the mystery of a body that turned up in a river over the weekend.

Authorities said a father and son made the discovery while throwing rocks into the Tar River at Tom Stith Park.

Investigators said it appears to be a partially decomposed man.

The identity of the man is not yet known. Authorities also do not know the cause of death.


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