Sheriff's office investigating death

Mar 23, 2014

The Haywood County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a death that was reported late Saturday afternoon in the Sheepback Mountain community of Maggie Valley.

No names are being released at this time pending positive identification, according to a press release from the sheriff's office. Cause of death has not yet been determined and will not be available until the results of an autopsy scheduled Monday at Bowman Gray School in Winston-Salem.

The investigation is active and ongoing at this time. More information will become available when the autopsy is released.

Though few details are being released, Deputy Heidi Warren, public information officer for the sheriff's office assured that "The community is safe."