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Man found dead in Edgecombe County

Posted September 30, 2011 1:50 p.m. EDT
Updated September 30, 2011 4:02 p.m. EDT

— Authorities in Edgecombe County are investigating the death of a man found near a wastewater treatment plant Thursday afternoon.

Sheriff James Knight said Friday that the unidentified man was found on Cool Spring Road in a rural part of the county sometime after 5 p.m.

Knight said that investigators do not believe that foul play was involved in the man's death but that they are waiting for the results of an autopsy.