Identity Confirmed For Woman's Body Found In Edgecombe County

Edgecombe County lawmen now know whose body was found in the woods off Marriott Farm Road in early March.

Authoritites tell us the victim was 29-year-old Taraha Nicholson, of North Raleigh Street in Rocky Mount. Edgecombe County Sheriff James Knight says the cause of death was strangulation.

There have been no arrests.

Previous Story, from March 9, 2009:

New information Monday on a woman's body found in Edgecombe county over the weekend.

Authorities tell us a group riding four wheelers off of Marriott Farm Road on Saturday discovered a black females body about 5'6, 150 pounds, with a short hair cut.

Investigators think they know who she is but are awaiting confirmation by the medical examiner.

No word yet on the cause of death.

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