NEW INFO: Body Found In Beaufort County

WITN News has confirmed a body was found in Beaufort County. It is believed to be the body of a man missing since May 30, but there is no official identification yet.

Authorities say the body was found Thursday night on Little Egypt Road in Blounts Creek.

Family members of missing Beaufort County man Glen McCullough Jr. tell WITN they believe the body is that of their relative, but authorities say they have not made a positive identification at this time.

34-year-old McCullough, of Chocowinity, was last seen May 30. He was reported missing June 1. (A photo is below.)

Wednesday, $1000 was offered for information confirming McCullough's location. The sheriff's office told WITN News that they were looking into all possibilities, including that McCullough may have be endangered.

Now there is up to a $1000 reward for information that leads to an arrest in McCullough's case, which is being treated as a homicide investigation.

Here is Friday's press release from the Beaufort County sheriff's office:

"On June 1, 2009, the Beaufort County Sheriff’s Office received a report of a missing person. The report indicated that Glen McCullough Jr., age 34, of Choco Village Road in Chocowinity N.C. had not been seen or heard from since May 30, 2009.

The Sheriff’s Office began an investigation and attempted to locate McCullough. On June 4, 2009 at approximately 7:00 p.m., the Sheriff’s Office received a report of a body discovery on Little Egypt Road in Blounts Creek, N.C.

Deputies and Investigators responded to the scene and found the body of a black male consistent with McCullough’s description. Investigators processed the crime scene and collected evidence. An autopsy has been scheduled to begin the process of positive identification and cause of death determination.

The Sheriff’s Office is treating the case as a homicide investigation. If you have any information on the death of Glen McCullough Jr. or if you have seen or talked to him on or after May 30, 2009, please call the Beaufort County Sheriff’s Office at (252)946-7111 or Beaufort County Crime Stoppers at (252)974-6400. Crime Stoppers will pay up to a $1000.00 reward for information that leads to an arrest in this case. Callers do not have to give their name, only their information."
(End of press release)

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  • by Concerned on Jul 7, 2009 at 04:59 AM
    Lynell turned himself in yesterday,thank the God..
  • by Anonymous Location: chocowinity on Jun 19, 2009 at 12:45 PM
    Im so sorry for your loss... i hope they find the people responsible for this!! I will be prayin for you!! Again i am so sorry!!
  • by Anonymous Location: chocowinity nc on Jun 11, 2009 at 05:24 PM
    my heart and prayers go out to the family sorry for ur loss i hope they find the person or people responsible for the crul act RIP
  • by Barbara Location: Washington, NC on Jun 10, 2009 at 06:39 PM
    I don't listen to the news much and just found out about this. I shed tears for his family and his life to be cut short. I went to school with them both, and graduated with Lynelle. I can not imagine what would drive a person to do such a terrible crime!! I cry for you both and your families. Rest in peace Glenn!
  • by T.C. on Jun 9, 2009 at 07:37 PM
    My heart goes out 2 the McCullogh family.I have 2kids on my own & I couldn't imagine not seeing my kids grow old with me.It brings tears 2my eyes 2c any1 go through something so tragic.What is the world coming 2.2 the KILLER R KILLERS..when U was plottin on hurting Glen,did you think about his family,your family.All the people thats affected by this.My heart goes out to the McCullough family.I'm Lynelle close family member & I'm so hurt by how I heard they did him.I never thought Lynelle was capable of something like this but you always think you know a person & you really don't.I know the 1st thing some people going 2 say.Y I'm I jumping 2conclusions.Wel,bc if all of this wast true,y havn't Lynelle came out of hiding & clear his name.Thats what our side of the family want 2 know.We losing faith in Lynelle.You got kids 2.Did you ever think,how its going to affect them.I guess not.Dont nobody deserve this.2 Lynelle.u had balls 2kill Glen,have the balls & come back.face the charges
  • by Tiffany Brown on Jun 9, 2009 at 04:34 PM
    to anyone who wants to know the services for glen will be held at temple of jesus christ friday at 2pm
  • by ANONYMOUS on Jun 8, 2009 at 04:10 PM
    to anonymous..what differents do it make if someone is using text abbreviations..this site is 4 glenn and his family..some people can't get 2 the parents house,so this is our only way of long as we are not using bad language or talking about the situation at hand,it shouldn't matter what we write..writing in text like form or in don't matter..let us express our emotions in our on way..2 whomever that want 2 express their feeling up here..don't hold back.whatever way seem necessary for u 2 express your emotion do so,in a respectful matter..I respect everyone thats going on this site 2 express their feeling..i haven't read anything disrespectful or negative yet,so I don't know what anonymous from greenville talking about..
  • by ANONYMOUS Location: Greenville on Jun 8, 2009 at 01:07 PM
    Indeed this is a sad situation. You have small children that will be without their father for the rest of their lives and they are so young at that. I hope that the killers or killer is bought to justice. Charmaine and Jaylen, head your head up and be strong. But I am even more concerned but the language and verbage that some have chosen to use. My people, you never know who will be reading these messages, so please stop using the text message abbrevation and please, please reread what you wrote before you click submit. Some of these articles look like a short version of EBONICS! McCullough Family, keep your head up and God will do the rest. RIP Glenn!
  • by Anonymous on Jun 8, 2009 at 01:04 PM
    RIP G$man! I only new u 4 these last 2yrs but we became close and cool! We had some good times in barrett place I remember when we put the babies car together at my house on christmas morning and how u would come yell at my balcony 2 come out and chill! But u in a better place now! U will be missed homie! My prayers go out 2 tiffany the kids and the rest of the family! If I can help ya'll in anyway tiff u know how 2 get in contact wit me!!
  • by Anonymous on Jun 8, 2009 at 11:46 AM
    We need a new sheriff department-one that will be patrolling in the choco-village neighborhood. The only times they come down here is when they got a paper to arrestt someone. What kind of sheriff department iz that?

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