The Wilkes County Sheriff’s Office is investigating the discovery of a body.
A body was found on private property in the Roaring River community on Monday afternoon. The death is being investigated as a homicide according to Wilkes Sheriff Chris Shew. Authorities have not indicated if the body was that of a male or female. It appears the corpse might have been at the location for as much as a week or more.
The State Bureau of Investigation is involved in the investigation along with the Wilkesboro Police Department.