Police investigating after Winterville woman’s body found at Atlantic Beach

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ATLANTIC BEACH, N.C. (WNCT) — An investigation is underway in Atlantic Beach after officers found the body of woman Friday morning.

Chief Jeff Harvey says the 26-year-old woman was from Winterville. The family has been contacted, but her identity is not being released at this time.

Officers found her on a bench near the Greenville Avenue beach access around 7:30 in the morning. Her body was then taken to Onslow Memorial Hospital.

Officers don’t suspect foul play at this time. They’re waiting on results from the autopsy.

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