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Woman identified after body found in Pitt County

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Published: Aug. 5, 2017 at 1:29 PM EDT
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Deputies continue to investigate the death of a Pitt County woman whose body was found in a ditch early Saturday.

The Pitt County Medical Examiner's Office confirms they have the body of Crystal Foster.

Around 7:00 a.m. Saturday, a neighbor called 911 after seeing the body on Birchwood Drive near Barrus Construction Road.

A sheriff's office report says the 41-year-old woman, who is listed as unemployed, lived about three miles from where she was found.

The medical examiner says there is no cause of manner of death yet in the case.


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The Pitt County Sheriff's Office is investigating after a dead body was found early Saturday morning.

Crime scene investigators tell WITN a neighbor called 911 after seeing a body on the side of the road a little after 7 a.m. Saturday.

Lt. Kip Gaskins with the Pitt County Sheriff's Office confirms a woman was found in a ditch on Birchwood Drive near Barrus Construction Road.

Lt. Gaskins says they are not releasing the name of the woman at this point, and they are not ruling anything out this early in the investigation.

Stay with WITN as we learn more about this investigation as it unfolds.