Deputies ID body found Tuesday in Lumberton

State - Regional

LUMBERTON, N.C. (WBTW) – Investigators were on scene Tuesday afternoon near Lumberton after a body was found, according to authorities.

The body was found near Alamac Road and Chicken Foot Road, according to Robeson County Sheriff Burnis Wilkins. The body was identified as 26-year-old Eddie Tart IV, according to the Robeson County Sheriff’s Office.

A cause of death has not been released, but deputies said the FBI and Federal Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives are assisting in the investigation.

Deputies, a homicide detective, and crime scene investigators were at the scene.

Additional details were not immediately released. Count on News13 for updates.

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