Police find buried body while investigating missing person
WILMINGTON, NC (WWAY) — The search for information in a missing person case led police to find a body buried at a house in downtown Wilmington.
WPD spokesman Kevin Smith says police received a missing person report Wednesday. While following up on that report this morning, they found a body buried at a home on 4th and Cowan Streets on the north end of downtown. Smith says investigators are now working to identify the body. He said police are not yet releasing the name of the missing person.
Smith also said two people were arrested at the home last night, but their charges were not related to the missing body.
WWAY has a crew at the scene. We will have updates on-air and online as information becomes available.
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