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Sampson County mowers find slain man

Posted July 19, 2012 8:45 p.m. EDT
Updated July 19, 2012 9:25 p.m. EDT

— A man found in a ditch along Brewer Road in Faison Thursday morning had been shot to death, according to the Sampson County Sheriff's Office.

County employees were mowing grass at 9:00 a.m. when they discovered the body. The victim had been shot multiple times in the head and chest, according to the Sampson County medical examiner.

The victim is described as a black male in his late 30s or early 40s. Attempts to identify the man have been unsuccessful, and the investigation is ongoing.

Anyone with information is asked to call the Sampson County Sheriff's Office at 910-592-4141.