Authorities say a man found dead in Duplin County is the same man they were looking for earlier in the day.
The Duplin County Sheriff's Office says the body of Jabour Mclean was found near Dobson Chapel Road off of Highway 24 near Kenansville around 5:45 p.m. Monday.
Earlier Monday the sheriff's department was asking for the public's help in locating the 36-year-old Mclean on charges of attempted murder, first degree rape and first degree kidnapping.
Lawmen in Duplin County are needing the public's help in locating a man wanted to attempted murder, first degree rape and first degree kidnapping.
Jabour Mclean has relatives in Duplin County, as well as Greensboro and the Fayetteville area. Deputies say the 36-year-old may also be en route to Atlanta.
They consider him armed and dangerous. If anyone has any information about the whereabouts of Mclean they are asked to call Duplin County Sheriff's Office at 910-296-2150.