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Police identify man found dead inside Fayetteville business

Posted April 27, 2016
Updated April 28, 2016

Joseph Carl Wallace was found dead inside Quality Automotive Wednesday afternoon.

— Fayetteville police are investigating after a welfare check led to the discovery of a deceased man Wednesday afternoon.

Authorities said officers responded to a business at about 2:35 p.m. and learned that a man, identified as Joseph Carl Wallace, 72, or the 4000 block of Charger Court. had been found dead inside Quality Automotive at 1110 Pamalee Drive by a friend who called 911.

Detectives with the Fayetteville Police Department’s Homicide Unit are investigating and said the cause of death will be determined by the Medical Examiner.

Anybody with information is asked to call Fayetteville police at 910-237-9391 or Crime Stoppers at 910-483-8477.


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