ROBESON COUNTY, NC (WMBF) – Law enforcement discovered a body in a wooded area Monday afternoon during a search for a Robeson County man who has been missing since last Wednesday.
Robeson County Sheriff Kenneth Sealey said the body was discovered around 4:30 p.m. in the woods off Pleasant Hope Road in the Fairmont area.
He added it was a helicopter crew who spotted the body.
A positive identification has not yet been made, according to Sealey.
The discovery came as law enforcement were searching for Tomase Jermaine Bristow, who went missing on July 5 and was last seen on Horne Camp Road and Fairgrove Road in the Fairmont area.