Possible Human Remains Found In Wayne County

GOLDSBORO – The Wayne County Sheriff’s Office is investigating the discovery of possible human remains.  At 2:16 pm today (Wednesday), the Wayne County 911 Center received a call about possible human remains being found in a wooded area in the 600 block of Falling Creek Church Road south of Goldsboro and near the Grantham community.

Deputies arrived at the location and met with employees of a local logging company who said while they were cutting timber they discovered what they thought were human remains. Deputies and detectives were directed to a specific area where they observed what is believed to be human bones.

The remains were collected and transported to the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner in Raleigh for positive identification as human remains. Detectives have been reviewing missing person reports for a possible match to the remains and are pursuing leads.

Anyone who may have information is asked to contact the Wayne County Sheriff’s Office at 919-731-1480.