Rowan authorities: body found behind building may be connected to missing person
SALISBURY — A body found Wednesday behind the former Magic Mart store may be related to a missing person case, Rowan County authorities said.
Investigators with the Rowan County Sheriff’s Office and the SBI found the body in a wooded area behind the building at 725 S. Jake Alexander Blvd.
The investigators were following up on information involving a missing person reported in May to the Rowan County Sheriff’s Office.
The body was located with the help of a cadaver dog. Officials say evidence has been collected and the remains will be sent to the N.C. Medical Examiner’s Office for a positive identification.
More information will be released once a positive identification has been made by the Medical Examiner, authorities said.
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