Craven County Sheriff’s Office deputies had parts of Old Cherry Point Road closed off Friday night while investigating an active crime scene.


A number of sheriff’s vehicles were lined up along the Forsythe Lane off of Old Cherry Point Road where a body, 10 to 15 feet off the road, was covered in a white sheet. Evidence markers were scattered around the area.


A sheriff’s vehicle was blocking the intersection of East Thurman Road and Old Cherry Point Road shortly after 10 p.m. Friday evening. Onlookers were told to return to the blocked intersection while the active crime scene was investigated.