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Decomposed Body Found in Selma

Posted July 22, 2007 12:03 a.m. EDT
Updated July 22, 2007 4:27 p.m. EDT

— A badly decomposed body was found in Johnston County Saturday, and officials said they consider the circumstances suspicious.

Sheriff's deputies found the body of a white male at a home off Highway 96 in Selma. He died from a gunshot wound, officials said. Authorities have not released his name.

The man's death is being treated as a homicide, but there are no suspects at this time, officials said.