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Deputies investigate death after body found

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CANDLER, NC (FOX Carolina) -

Deputies said they are investigating a suspicious death after a man's body was discovered Friday.

Lt. Randy Sorrells of the Buncombe County Sheriff's Office said a body was found about 11:45 a.m. at 10 Carrion Lane off of Queen Road in Candler.

The caller told deputies that they found the white male's body while cleaning up their property. They said the body was discovered lying near the edge of their property line.

Deputies are working to notify the man's next of kin and said the investigation is in its early stages. Sorrells said they were investigating the death as suspicious, but did not release any further details about the body.

They said an autopsy is scheduled to take place on Monday.

The sheriff's office asks anyone who may have seen any suspicious activity in the area or has any information to call the sheriff's office at 828-250-6670 or call Crime Stoppers at 828-255-5050.

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