GOLDSBORO, N.C. (WITN) – An investigation is underway here in the east after a person was found dead in a body of water.
On January 7, 2024, at approximately 10:20 a.m., officers with the Goldsboro Police Department responded to a report of a deceased person in the 1200 block of Sunburst Drive near Target.
Officers arrived, along with Wayne County EMS, and located a person in a body of water. EMS personnel pronounced the person dead.
A section of the roadway leading up to the department store was temporarily blocked off to traffic.
The Goldsboro Police Department’s Investigative Services Bureau responded to the scene and initiated an investigation.
Currently, the identity of the deceased and their cause of death is unknown.
Updates will be given when further information is available.