On Wednesday, November 9, 2022 at about 11:30 am Gaston County Police responded to the area of Aderholdt Rd and Gaston Webb Chapel Rd near Cherryville, NC after a hunter reported finding human remains.
On Wednesday, November 16, 2022 the remains were positively identified by the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Medical Examiner’s Office as those of Quintin Lee Allen Roark. Roark was reported missing by family members on July 14, 2022. He was last seen on July 12, 2022 in the area of Flat Rock Dr., which is in the vicinity of where his remains were found. This area in the northwestern portion of Gaston County. At this time, County Police investigators do not suspect foul play.
The investigation is ongoing and anyone who may have any information, should contact Det. J.N. Hanline of the Gaston County Police Department at 704-866-3320 or call 911.