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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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