The Moore County Sheriff’s Department is investigating a reported body found in the woods off of Crabtree Road Friday night outside of Carthage.
According to Moore County Sheriff’s Department Chief Deputy Frank Rodriguez, the body of a male victim was found deceased. Based on the initial indications of the investigation the incident appears to have been a possible suicide; however authorities are continuing to investigate due to the circumstances of the death.
The person is being transported to Raleigh for an autopsy to help law enforcement confirm the identification of the victim and determine the exact cause of death.
We will update readers as more information becomes available on this investigation