GOLDSBORO – Deputies are investigating the death of a 23 year-old woman whose body was found beside a Wayne County highway. Around 1:50pm Sunday, a passerby called Wayne County 911 and reported seeing a body located on the side of the road in the 3600 block of Salem Church Road.
Wayne County Sheriff’s Office deputies responded and found Crystal Haithcock of Goldsboro lying on the ground. Wayne County EMS responded to the scene and declared her deceased. Detectives said the investigation is in the early stages and there is currently no known cause of death. Foul play is not suspected but the cause of death remains undetermined.
Her body has been transported to the State Medical Examiner’s office for an autopsy.
Additional information will be released as it becomes available.
If anyone has information concerning this case, the Sheriff’s Office asks that they contact the Goldsboro/Wayne Crime Stoppers at 919-735-2255.
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