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Raleigh Police Identify Body Found On Leesville Road

Posted May 26, 2005 5:15 a.m. EDT

— Raleigh police have released the name of a man found dead in the middle of Leesville Road Thursday morning near Leesville High School.

The body has been identified as that of Kevin Elton Moredock, 21, of Lynncove Road in Raleigh.

The Raleigh Police Department said that the death was not caused when a driver, 21-year-old Sarah Chadwick, hit the body with her car. Police interviewed Chadwick, and said they will not file charges.

Investigators said they are not sure if the person was crossing the road or was lying in the road already when hit by a car around 3:30 a.m.

An autopsy report is pending.

Raleigh police closed the road between Fairbanks Drive and Oneal Road for four hours as they conducted the death investigation.

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