Authorities suspect foul play in the death of a Charlotte man whose body was found near Lake James in Burke County late Sunday.
The body of Demetrius Marcellus Chisholm, 27, was found dead shortly before 9 p.m. in woods near Crescent Woods Road, off Highway 126 near the lake, the Burke County Sheriff’s Office said Tuesday.
The State Bureau of Investigation was called in to help with the case.
Investigators said they are awaiting the results of an autopsy before releasing what they believe caused Chisholm’s death.
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Anyone with information about the case is asked to call 911 or the Burke County Sheriff’s Office at 828-764-9505.