Body found along I-95 identified as missing 21-year-old
Posted June 28, 2018 11:38 a.m. EDT
Updated June 28, 2018 10:41 p.m. EDT
Rocky Mount, N.C. — Wilson police have identified the body found near Interstate 95 Thursday morning as 21-year-old Jocelyn Hernandez.
Officers were dispatched to an accident scene, where they found Hernandez on the northbound side of I-95 at about 9:50 a.m.
The area was near the place Hernandez disappeared Wednesday following a crash.
"The identification was made by fingerprint comparison. The thoughts and prayers of the Wilson Police Department are with Ms. Hernandez’s family in this difficult time," a police spokesperson said in a release.
I-95 was closed for several hours, but reopened just before 2 p.m.
Anybody with information is asked to call Wilson police at 353-399-2323.