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Elizabeth City man found dead in roadway, police investigating incident as homicide

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Posted at 9:33 AM, Aug 23, 2020
and last updated 2020-08-23 09:33:47-04

ELIZABETH CITY, N.C. - The Elizabeth City Police Department is investigating after a 22-year-old man was found dead in a roadway early Sunday morning.

According to police, at approximately 12:27 a.m., officers were called to the intersection of North Road Street and Cypress Street in reference to a body lying in the roadway.

The victim has been identified as 22-year-old Cody Lee Turner. His manner and cause of death are currently unknown, but police say the incident is being investigated as a homicide.

This is an active investigation and the Elizabeth City Police Department urges anyone with information to contact the department at (252) 335-4321 or the Elizabeth City Crime Line at (252) 335-5555.