An investigation is underway after a woman's body was found in an out building in Pasquotank County.
The Pasquotank County Sheriff's Office says 55-year-old Deborah Parker was found dead in the building at 1145 Northside Road, Elizabeth City, Sunday evening.
A witness reported finding Parker, who was last seen alive early Saturday morning. Authorities say she sometimes stayed in the out building.
An autopsy was performed but a cause of death is still pending.