Body Identified As Missing Man

A body discovered in Nash County has been identified as a missing Rocky Mount man.

The body of 23 year-old Brandon Smith was located last Friday by a citizen in the woodline in the 4900 block of Redman Road just off I-95.

The Nash County Sheriff’s Office said Smith had been reported missing on August 3rd.  An autopsy was performed to make the identification and to determine how he died.

The NC Medical Examiner’s Office has indicated no foul play is suspected, however the cause and manner of death is pending completion of the full autopsy and toxicology results.