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Body Found in Nash County Identified

Posted September 17, 2007 7:20 p.m. EDT

— Authorities on Monday identified a body found Friday in Nash County.

The body of Ciriaco Medrano Ponce, 36, of Zebulon, was found in a wooded area off Bryant Road about two miles from Middlesex.

An autopsy determined that Ponce had been killed, authorities said.

The Nash County Sheriff's Office was offering a $5,000 reward for information leading to an arrest. Anyone with information about the case is asked to call the sheriff's office at 252-459-4121 or 252-459-1570.