Body found in Buncombe County

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CANDLER, N.C. — Authorities say residents cleaning up their wooded property in Buncombe County found a body.

The Citizen-Times of Asheville reports the body was found Friday morning.

The sheriff’s office had not yet released the man’s name. Lt. Randy Sorrells says the death is being investigated as suspicious.

Authorities were waiting on autopsy results to determine cause of death.

Credit: The Associated Press.

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