Decapitated body found in Bertie County field

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Bertie County, N.C. – A decapitated body was found in an open field at the edge of a wooded area, according to Bertie County Sheriff Holley.

The initial call came in at 4:10 p.m. on Thursday.

A man found what he thought was a body, but he was not completely sure. Deputies went to the location and confirmed that it was decapitated, badly decomposed body.

The sheriff’s office is investigating this case as a homicide.