CONCORD — Police have opened an investigation after a body was found along a wooded area in Concord.
On Sunday, at around 11:30 a.m., police responded to a report of a dead body at 1549 Victory Road.
The body was discovered by a property owner, who spotted the body along the wooded edge of his driveway.
Investigators arrived to process the scene and identified the body as a white male.
The body was transported to the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner, where an autopsy will take place today to make a positive identification and determine the cause and manner of death.
Detectives say this is being considered a suspicious death.
They have been working through the night and will continue conducting numerous interviews in the Caledonia and Essex county areas.
“Preliminary investigation has revealed that this is an isolated incident and that there is no apparent danger to the public,” a statement issued by police reads.Are you on Instagram? Cool. So are we. CLICK HERE to follow us for a behind the scenes look at Newport Dispatch.