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No foul play suspected after body found in Johnston County

Posted February 8, 2020 6:33 p.m. EST
Updated February 8, 2020 9:32 p.m. EST

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— Members of the Johnston County Sheriff's Office and the NC State Highway Patrol were investigating after a body was found on Saturday.

Johnston County Captain Jeff Caldwell confirmed to WRAL a body was found near the intersection of NC 42 and Interstate 40.

Early indications were there was no foul play. Officials said a large homeless population is located near where the body was found.

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