PITTSBORO, N.C. (AP) -- Chatham County sheriff's deputies are investigating the discovery of a body beside a road near Pittsboro.
Sheriff's spokesman Gary Blankenship says a passing motorist called sheriff's deputies Wednesday morning to report the discovery of the body.
Blankenship did not provide additional information about the body.
The State Bureau of Investigation is helping in the investigation.
Deputies say they don't think there is any danger to the public.