The body of a missing woman from Rocky Mount has been found in a nearby county.
Britinae Whitehead was found dead in Halifax County Thursday night, apparently killed in a car crash, according to Captain Laura Fahnestock of the Rocky Mount Police Department.
The Highway Patrol says Whitehead was found on State Road 1340, which is Adcock Rd., less than a mile from the intersection with Milton Bridge Rd. Her vehicle was submerged in a creek. The location is about 11 miles from Enfield, where Whitehead was last seen Tuesday morning.
Troopers were called to the location to investigate the crash site around 9:50 p.m. Thursday.
Rocky Mount police say Britinae Whitehead was last seen Tuesday around 9:00 a.m. leaving a friend's home on White Oak Road in Enfield. She is believed to be driving a four-door gold 1994 Honda Accord, with North Carolina tag AAD-5876. The vehicle has a front plate with "Jessica" and the same name on the back window.
Whitehead is 5'03" tall, weighs 145 pounds and has long dark brown hair.
If anyone has seen the woman or the vehicle they should call Rocky Mount police at 252-972-1411 or Twin County Crime Stoppers at 252-977-1111.
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