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SC man found dead in Southern Pines

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SOUTHERN PINES, N.C. -

Police in Southern Pines are investigating the death of a South Carolina man whose body was discovered Monday in a wooded area.

Southern Pines Police responded to the 700 Block of W. Iowa Ave. around 10:50 a.m. Monday after a citizen alerted an officer to a body in a nearby wooded area.

The body was identified as that of Robert Barry Burns, 54, of Laurens, S.C. Police say the cause of his death is unknown, and at this time is being called "suspicious."

Anyone with information regarding Burns' death is asked to contact the Southern Pines Police Department's Investigation Division at (910) 693-1481 or the Crime Tip Line at (910) 693-4110.

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