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Deputies find 2 decomposing bodies in storage shed while investigating missing person report

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WHITEVILLE, North Carolina — Authorities in Columbus County west of Wilmington are investigating after two decomposing bodies were found in a storage shed.

Area media outlets report that deputies found the bodies Monday night while they were responding to a missing person report for an elderly woman who had not been seen since Oct. 24.

Deputies say the bodies have not yet been identified, and autopsies are scheduled for Tuesday.

Deputies say that foul play is suspected in the deaths. They are seeking two people for questioning. No arrests have been made.

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