North Carolina hunters find naked, headless body in the woods

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BERTIE COUNTY, N.C. – A group of North Carolina hunters have found a headless, naked body in a wooded area.

WAVY reported that authorities are still investigating and have not released the identity of the victim.

A hunting club reportedly found the naked, headless body in a wooded area of Bertie County on Thursday night.

The sheriff said the body has been there for about a week. Authorities hope tattoos on the victim’s body can help identity the victim.

“We are talking to family, friends at this time trying to positively ID him, to make sure it is this person that we think it is,” said Bertie County Sheriff John Holley.

Deputies described the case as Bertie County’s second homicide this year. There is no current information about a possible suspect or circumstances surrounding the incident.