On Sunday, November 27, 2022, at around 4:13 pm, the Wayne County Sheriff’s Office was notified of human remains located in the 400 block of Billy Price Road, Seven Springs, NC. The remains were located by a volunteer search team who had convened in the area.
At this time, no positive identification has been made, and the remains have been sent to the State Medical Examiner’s Office for autopsy, positive identification, and cause of death. Wayne County Sheriff’s Detectives and Crime Scene Investigators responded to the area where the remains were located and have begun their investigation. Based on the preliminary investigation, Detectives have found nothing that leads them to believe foul play is involved.
This investigation is ongoing at this time, and more information will be released upon positive identification.