Elizabeth City, N.C. – On Monday, investigators found what they believe to be skeletal remains of a human being, as well as personal belongings, in a wooded area in Elizabeth City, police tell NewsChannel 3.
It happened on Monday, November 18 at 10:00 a.m. The Elizabeth City Police Department was dispatched to the wooded section between Robert Sawyers Garage and Knobs Creek Bridge, on US 17 North Road Street. Police say that’s where the skeletal remains of a person were found by a Department of Transportation worker.
Officers and investigators found the skeletal remains about 100 feet off the roadway from North Road Street.
Along with the remains, police found personal items – including clothing, personal hygiene products, and medications. Identification linking the individual to Pennsylvania was also found, police say.