An investigation is underway after skeletal remains are found in a field.
The discovery was made Monday afternoon in Edgecombe County.
The Sheriff's Office say it received a call around 4:30 that an individual working in a field located the remains just inside the wooded area off of Seven Bridges Road near Rocky Mount.
The Sheriff's Office says the remains are believed to be that of a small frame black female.
We'll be following the case and have the latest information as it becomes available.