Body found behind Thomasville convenience store identified; no foul play suspected

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THOMASVILLE, N.C. — Thomasville police have identified a body found behind a convenience store last week.

At 5:30 p.m. last Wednesday, Thomasville police responded to the Johnsontown Mart, located at 1071 Johnsontown Road, after a body was discovered.

A decomposed body was found in the wood line behind the convenience store. The body was sent to the North Carolina Office of the Chief Medical Examiner in Raleigh to determine a cause of death.

Thomasville police said Wednesday in a news release that the body has been identified as that of 48-year-old Timothy Daniel Williamson, of Thomasville.

Preliminary result from the autopsy conducted at the North Carolina Office of the Chief Medical Examiner indicated no foul play, the release said.

Investigators are still waiting on toxicology results.

Williamson had been reported missing by his wife on Sept. 23, Thomasville police said.