Decomposed body found near I-40 in Forsyth County

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WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. — A decomposed body was found near I-40 in Forsyth County on Monday afternoon forcing crews to block the shoulder near US 52 temporarily.

According to police, two men were working on a broken down vehicle on the side of I-40 when they found the body shortly before 1 p.m.

Police were unable to determine the identity of the body which was transported to Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center for an autopsy.

No other information was provided. An investigation is ongoing.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Crimestoppers at 336-727-2800.