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Investigators Try to Identify body

Posted March 4, 1997 12:00 a.m. EST

— Robeson County investigators and the State Bureau of Investigation have a gruesome task on their hands. They are trying to determine the identity and the cause of death of a badly burned body.

A passerby spotted the body Monday night lying on top of a trash heap on a state road in Orrum. Investigators are treating the death as suspicious.