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ANSON COUNTY, N.C. -- A coroner will perform an autopsy today on the body of a man found alongside a rural road in northeastern Anson County.

The Anson County Sheriff's Office says a driver spotted the body at about 1:45 p.m. Tuesday.

Investigators have not yet identified the man.

Investigators say the case is a homicide, and the State Bureau of Investigation is assisting in the investigation.

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