- Associated Press - Saturday, March 7, 2015

SALISBURY, N.C. (AP) - Police in Salisbury who were dispatched to investigate what was reported as a traffic accident found a body inside the wrecked car.

A statement from police says officers and fire personnel were initially called to the intersection Saturday for a vehicle accident with an injury When officers arrived, they found a black Chrysler sedan in a ditch with a body inside the vehicle.

According to police, the person inside the car didn’t die as a result of the accident. While authorities didn’t initially say how the person died, they said they are investigating the person’s death as a homicide.

The victim’s identity is being withheld while his relatives are notified.

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