Finger print analysis has identified the body found on Saturday, December 4th as 51-year old Luiz Enrique Rodriguez. He was a Gaston County resident. Rodriguez’s next of kin has been notified. He was also known as Gose Gutierres.
Deputies found the deceased in a wooded area along Lee Cline Rd near the intersection of Eckard Road, just north of Conover.
Anyone with information concerning Rodriguez and or this investigation is asked to call Sheriff’s investigators at 828-464-3112.