The Mecklenburg County Medical Examiner’s Office has identified the man whose body was found under a Gaston County bridge on Monday as 90-year-old Ray Ronald Jackson.
Authorities issued a Silver Alert for Jackson after he went missing on March 5. Jackson suffered memory loss after he underwent brain surgery several years ago, authorities said.
A structural inspection crew from the state Department of Transportation found the body under a bridge in the 500 block of Landers Chapel Road .
Gaston County Police said Wednesday the investigation into Jackson’s death is ongoing, and the cause of death will not be immediately released.
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Anyone with information about the case is encouraged to call Gaston County Police at 704-866-3320 or Crimestoppers at 704-861-8000.