Body of alleged burglar found in vacant Harris Teeter store

Body of alleged burglar found in vacant Harris Teeter store

Body of alleged burglar found in vacant Harris Teeter store

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by WCNC.com staff

WCNC.com

Posted on June 10, 2013 at 7:25 PM

Updated Monday, Jun 10 at 7:28 PM

NEWTON, N.C. -- Police are investigating an unidentified body found at a vacant Harris Teeter store, which is believed to have been there for a while.

Investigators were called to the building in the 1800 block of Northwest Boulevard to check on something suspicious.

Police found a body near the electrical panels. They say it appears the person was attempting to steal copper wire when he was electrocuted.

The investigation is ongoing. The person’s name will be given once it can be positively identified.

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