Body of man found in Elizabeth City dumpster

Body of man found in Elizabeth City dumpster

Body of man found in Elizabeth City dumpster

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by 13 News

WVEC.com

Posted on June 27, 2013 at 7:15 PM

Updated Thursday, Jan 2 at 4:56 PM

ELIZABETH CITY--Police were on  the scene Thursday afternoon of a body found in a dumpster.

Officers were called to the dumpster behind the Dollar tree store at the Port Elizabeth Center located off of West Ehringhaus Street  where they found the body of an adult male.

Police identified the man as  62 year old Wilbert Wiggins of Trinkaloe Road in Elizabeth City.  Wiggins was pronounced dead at the scene.

According to Captain John Young,  there were no obvious signs of foul play, but due to the unknown cause of death, an autopsy will be done on Friday.

Police are asking anyone that may have seen Wiggins prior to 3:05pm to please call Investigator Tony Boone of the Elizabeth City Police Department at 335-4321.

 

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