Body believed to be missing Jacksonville man found

JACKSONVILLE, N.C. (WITN) - Deputies say they believe they have found the body of a missing Jacksonville man.

Clifton McFadden III was last seen on May 15th at his parents' home on Fieldcrest Drive. The 24-year-old was considered an at-risk or endangered adult.

Today, while investigating his disappearance, detectives found a body on Stella Road. The body was found along the road, but not easily visible to passing traffic.

Deputies say while the investigation indicates the body is McFadden, positive ID will be done by the medical examiner's office.

The M.E. will also determine the cause and manner of the man's death.

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Deputies say a missing man is considered an at-risk or endangered adult.

Clifton McFadden III, who also goes by Tre McFadden, was last seen on Monday at his parents home at 110 Fieldcrest Drive in Jacksonville.

McFadden is 24 years old, 6'2", weighs 200 pounds, and has black hair and brown eyes.

Anyone with information on McFadden should call the Onslow County Sheriff's Office at 910-455-3113 or Crime Stoppers at 910-938-3273.


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