UPDATE: Body found in Pamlico County identified

Published: Jan. 29, 2017 at 3:49 PM EST
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Deputies are investigating the death of a woman after her body was found in a ditch.

The Pamlico County Sheriff's Office says Kimberly Meekins, 20, of Alliance was found in a ditch along Cowell Road Sunday.

Deputies responded to the scene after receiving a call around 11:50 am of a possible body in a ditch.

Investigators say Meekins lived in an apartment complex not far from where her body was found.

An autopsy is scheduled for Monday to determine a cause of death.

The sheriff's office says the investigation into Meekins death is ongoing and anyone with information is asked to call them at (252) 745-3101.