Police investigating after body found on Atlantic Beach

Atlantic Beach, NC
Atlantic Beach, NC(witn)
Published: May. 2, 2021 at 4:01 PM EDT|Updated: May. 2, 2021 at 4:04 PM EDT
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ATLANTIC BEACH, N.C. (WITN) -Atlantic Beach Police Chief Jeff Harvey says an investigation is underway after a woman’s body was found Friday morning.

Chief Harvey says the woman was 26-years-old and from Winterville but her name isn’t being released at this time.

Harvey says a resident discovered the woman’s body on a bench near the Greenville Avenue beach access around 7:30 a.m.

Authorities have not determined a cause of death but Harvey says they don’t suspect foul play.

The body was taken to Onslow Memorial Hospital for an autopsy.

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