Body found on Harnett County road Monday morning

BUNNLEVEL, N.C. (WNCN) – The body of a 41-year-old man was found in the middle of a road in Bunnlevel Monday morning, said Maj. Jeff Huber with the Harnett County Sheriff’s Office.

Photo: Jonathan Rodriguez/CBS North Carolina
Photo: Jonathan Rodriguez/CBS North Carolina

Deputies and officers with the North Carolina State Highway Patrol responded to the 200 block of Sanderfer Road around 3:30 a.m. and discovered the body of Spring Lake resident James Robert “JR” Knox II in the roadway, authorities said.

The Harnett County Sheriff’s Office is assisting the N.C. Highway Patrol with the investigation.

The cause of death is not known at this time, authorities said.

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