Deputies say Newport man found dead in national forest

CARTERET COUNTY, N.C. (WITN) – The body of a jogger who failed to return home this morning was found in the Croatan National Forest.

Carteret County deputies say family members discovered Cary Carney’s body off of a trail in the forest.

Deputies believe the 60-year-old Newport man died from natural causes and there were no apparent signs of foul play.

Both deputies and rangers from the U.S. Forest Service are conducting a death investigation.

An autopsy on the body has been scheduled.