MOUNT PLEASANT, N.C. — Detectives have opened an investigation after finding human remains near a creek in Cabarrus County on Wednesday.
The Cabarrus County Sheriff’s Office got a call from a resident on Pine Cross Drive in Mount Pleasant around 3:30 p.m. regarding an item they found that appeared to be human remains located in a creek behind their home.
Once officers arrived at the scene, they were able to confirm that the object was human skeletal remains.
Detectives also found additional items at the scene consistent with human remains in and around a small creek in the area.
Police have requested help from the North Carolina State Bureau of Investigation in gathering further information from the remains in hopes of identifying the body.
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