A man was feeding his chickens Sunday afternoon when he discovered a body in the woods behind his home off of Charlotte Drive in Red Springs.
Robeson County Kenneth Sealey said the body has been identified as that of Bracie Terry Lowery, 50.
Sealey added Lowery lived in the area where his body was found.
Investigators are treating Lowery's death as a homicide, Sealey said.
An autopsy is being performed on his body to determine an exact cause of death.
We will continue to update this story with more information as it becomes available.