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Posted on: February 6, 2024

Body found along U.S. 321; detectives ask public for help

NF GCPD Body Found

DALLAS, N.C. -- The body of a man was found along U.S. 321 just north of Dallas Tuesday afternoon. Gaston County Police are now asking for the public’s help in identifying the man. 

The body was found along U.S. 321 Northbound near Ratchford Drive shortly after 4 p.m. on Tuesday. The man is estimated to be in his 50s, approximately 5 feet, 6 inches tall, with graying hair and a small mustache and goatee. The man appears to have had a pre-existing injury to his lower left leg.

Detectives are still working to determine the cause of death. Anyone with information should contact Detective H. King at 704-866-3320. Tips can also be called or texted to Gaston County Crimestoppers at 704-861-8000. 

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