Body Found Off I40 In Winston-Salem

3:41 PM, Sep 17, 2012   |    comments
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Winston-Salem, NC-- Police are investigating a body found in a wooded area near I-40 East and Old Lexington Rd.

Two men found the body while they were working on a broken down car on the side of the road.

The NC Department of Transportation closed a lane around where the men found the body during this afternoon's investigation.

The Winston-Salem police Criminal Investigation Division is in charge of the investigation. Detectives are working with medical examiners to find the person's identity and the cause of death.

Police still don't know the age, race or gender of the body.

The body was taken to Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center for an autopsy.

Anyone with information regarding this investigation should call Winston-Salem police at (336) 727-2184 or Crimestoppers at (336) 727-2800.

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