Buncombe County Deputies investigate the discovery of a female body under a bridge on Highway 197 near Barnardsville. A DOT worker found the body while conducting a routine inspection of the bridge Monday afternoon.
Investigators are not giving out many details about the case, but say the body will be sent to Chapel Hill Tuesday for an autopsy to determine the cause of death.
They are also checking to see if the body matches any local missing persons reports.
Anyone with information is asked to call the Buncombe County Sheriff’s Office at 828-250-6670.
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