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Wilson police investigating after man found dead at Barton College

Posted November 8, 2019 11:53 p.m. EST

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— Wilson police are investigating after a man was found dead at Barton College on Friday.

Officers were dispatched to Wenger Hall on the campus of Barton College at 4:30 p.m. for a welfare check. Officials said they arrived and found an 18-year-old male that was pronounced dead at the scene.

A preliminary investigation showed no suspicious causes of death, and officials said the death was not a suicide. The person's name was not being released pending notification of next of kin.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the Wilson Police Department at (252) 399-2323 or Crime Stoppers at (252) 243-2255.

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