Authorities investigate suspicious death in NC mountains

MURPHY, North Carolina (WDEF) – Investigators in North Carolina are treating the death of a Cherokee County woman as a homicide.

Her body was found in a home on Old Culberson Road Tuesday evening near the Georgia line.

Officers arriving at the scene say it did not appear to be a death from natural causes.

The woman’s vehicle was also missing from the home.

Cherokee County Sheriffs officers found it in a wooded area in the Bellview Community.

They are not releasing the name of the victim at this time.

If you have any information on the case, please call the Cherokee County Sheriffs Office at 828-837-2589 or 828-835-3144.

Cherokee Homicide

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