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Man Found Dead In Field Near Raeford

Posted August 7, 2005

— A man was found dead in a field near Raeford Sunday morning, deputies said.

The Hoke County Sheriff's Office said a man's body was discovered at about 11 a.m. Sunday in a field off of

McFarland Blue Road


Deputies do not know the identity of the male. They said the victim was Hispanic and between the ages of 25 and 30. The victim was found wearing only a white T-shirt and his underwear.

Deputies said they were treating the investigation as a homicide, and it appeared that the body was dumped in the field.

The body has been sent to the North Carolina Medical Examiner's Office for an autopsy, deputies said.


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