HICKORY, NC (FOX 46) - Investigators are investigating a homicide in Catawba County.
A body was found near woods on River Road off Highway 321, according to the Catawba County Sheriff's Office. Deputies say the body was that of a Hispanic male.
Catawba Cty Sheriff tells me the owner of the area spotted the body and they responded around 9:20. Believe it's a body dump.— Yolian Ortiz FOX46 (@YolianFOX46) April 1, 2017
Investigators looking at the body - right they know it's a male and was probably dumped last night but still investigating other details. pic.twitter.com/9Kg9ZlGHVA— Yolian Ortiz FOX46 (@YolianFOX46) April 1, 2017
Deputies also say a person shot himself/herself in that same spot almost a month ago.