Body found floating in Goldsboro river Saturday, authorities say

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GOLDSBORO, N.C. (WNCN) – A body was found floating in the Little River near Goldsboro Saturday afternoon, an official with the Wayne County Sheriff’s Office said.

A fisherman found the body under the U.S. Highway 70 bridge near Claridge Nursery Road.

Authorities didn’t say whether the drowning was suspicious or if it appeared to be an accident. They also said they cannot release the identity of the person at this time.

The story will be updated as more information becomes available.

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