Missing young NC man found dead in Franklin County, authorities say

LOUISBURG, N.C. (WNCN) – The body of a male was found near U.S. 401 near the Warren County line, authorities confirmed.

Eddie Ronald Davis Jr.

The body was found around 1 p.m. by members of the Franklin County Sheriff’s Office.

On Wednesday, officials said the man was Eddie Ronald Davis Jr., 20, of Henderson.

Davis was reported missing by Vance County authorities in early October.

Sheriff Kent Winstead said his office has opened a criminal investigation along with Vance Co. authorities into the Davis’ death.

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