Missing man's body found under bridge in Gaston Co.

Police have just identified the body of the man found under a bridge Tuesday as that of a missing 90-year-old.

GASTON COUNTY, N.C. – Police in Gaston County say the body found Tuesday under a bridge in northwestern Gaston County is that of a missing 90-year-old man.

Ray Ronald Jackson, of Dallas, was last seen at his home on Sunday, March 5. Police say he suffered from memory loss as a result of brain surgery several years ago.

Jackson's body was found Tuesday afternoon by NCDOT crews working on a bridge on Landers Chapel Road. 

Gaston County Police say they're waiting on the Medical Examiner to determine the cause of death and the deceased's identity.

Police say there's no obvious cause of death. 

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