Crime & Courts

Man’s body found in Wadesboro parking lot

Police are calling a death suspicious after finding a man’s body in a barber shop parking lot off U.S. 74 early Tuesday.

Wadesboro police said the body of a white man was found in the parking lot of the “Hair Shack” about 12:15 a.m., just east of N.C. 52 South in the Anson County community. Police said it’s unusual for anyone to be walking around in the area during that hour.

The man’s identity has not been released.

Officials are checking security cameras and working to get any leads in the case.

The Wadesboro Police Department asks anyone who was in the area at the time to call them at 704-694-2167 or call the SBI at 800-334-3000.