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Body found outside Burlington Walmart identified as 55-year-old man, police say

Police said the body was found in a landscaping area on the edge of the Walmart store’s property.
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BURLINGTON, N.C. — Police have identified the body of a man who was found outside a Walmart in Burlington Friday.

The Burlington Police Department said 55-year-old James Michael Mayns of Burlington was found dead outside the Walmart on South Graham Hopedale Road.

Investigators said Mayns was found around 1:41 p.m. Friday afternoon.

Police said the body was in a landscaping area on the edge of the store’s property.

Burlington police said after working with the NC Examiner's Office, officials believe the man died of hypothermia.

Officials said no foul play was suspected in Mayns’ death.

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