RALEIGH, N.C. (WNCN) — Authorities have identified the human remains found along Interstate-540 March 10 as a 39-year-old man.
The remains of Luke Sloane Clark were found around 6 p.m. off I-540 near the Falls of Neuse Road exit.
Authorities believe the body had been there for some time, due to its decomposition.
A motorist whose vehicle broke down found the body as he went for help. Clark’s remains were in some woods, 15 to 20 feet from the guardrail, according to a news release.
The cause of Clark’s death is still under investigation.