WILKESBORO, N.C. (WGHP) — Police are investigating after a man was found dead inside of a dumpster in Wilkesboro, police say.
On Thursday, a man told police he smelled a “foul odor” on the 400 block of South Cherry Street. He traced the smell back to a construction dumpster behind a home in Wilkesboro, where he found a man dead inside.
The man has been identified as Anthony Garrett Absher, 31, of Wilksboro.
If you have information, officers are asking you to call (336) 667-7277 preferably Monday-Friday between 8 a.m. and midnight and speak with Captain Jason Delbert.
You may also call Wilkes Crimestoppers at (336) 667-8900 anytime to remain anonymous.
Police launched an investigation and called in the help of the State Bureau of Investigation.
No word on the potential cause of death.