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WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. -- Authorities say a body that was found in a wooded area Tuesday evening in Winston-Salem has been identified and linked to a crime in another county.

Police say they found 47-year-old Victor Manuel Ruiz Alvarenga on Willard Road. Investigators believe his death is linked to a crime that started in Wilkes County.

Anyone with information about this investigation is asked to call the Winston-Salem Police Department at 336-773-7700 or Crime Stoppers at 336-727-2800.

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