UPDATE: Body Found On Roadside Identified

Sheriff Blake Wallace has identified the man who was found dead along the roadside on Tuesday morning.

Investigators said it was 37-year-old Henry Bouyer Jr. of Magnolia who was found shot and killed on Carrolls Road, just outside of Warsaw, on Tuesday morning.

Investigators got a call around 6:45AM from a commuter, in their way to work, who spotted the body.

The sheriff told WITN the homicide was likely not at random, and that Bouyer likely knew the person or persons who shot him. No word yet on any suspects.

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Duplin County deputies continue to investigate a homicide after a passerby spotted a body along a rural highway Tuesday morning.

Sheriff Blake Wallace said the victim likely knew the person or persons responsible for his murder.

Investigators were called to Carrolls Road, outside of Warsaw, around 6:45AM after a commuter spotted a body along the roadside.

The sheriff told WITN the homicide was likely not at random. Investigators are working to identify the man found.

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Deputies in Duplin County are investigating a murder after a man's body was found alongside a highway this morning.

Sheriff Blake Wallace says someone driving to work around 6:45 a.m. spotted the body on Carrolls Road, outside of Warsaw.

The sheriff says the man was shot and a preliminary investigation points to a homicide. Wallace said it happened in an isolated area and they are still working on identifying the body.

Stay with WITN News and witn.com for more on this developing story.