Police investigating discovery of dismembered body near Stallings

A hunter found a dismembered body in a wooded area near Stallings, police said.

A man hunting for deer Friday night reported the discovery of what appeared to be human remains in a barrel and on the ground around it, according to WBTV, the Observer’s news partner.

The man was looking for deer tracks and found the bones near Smith Farm and Stallings roads.

Stallings police told WBTV they were working on a joint investigation with the State Bureau of Investigation, but they did not go into further detail.

Karen Sullivan