Sheriff ID's second body found Monday in Robeson Co.

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    Deputies found another body Monday night in Robeson County, according to Robeson County Sheriff Burnis Wilkins.

    Wilkins said the body of a man was found on Gardenias Road off of Dallas Road.

    A relative found the body in an abandoned home, Sheriff Wilkins said.

    The deceased has been identified as 53-year-old Allen Fields.

    Sheriff Wilkins says it appears the man died of an apparent gunshot wound, though his body has been sent for autopsy to determine the exact cause of death.

    It’s the second body found Monday in Robeson County.


    Editor's note: In the original post, we said the man died of a "self-inflicted gunshot wound." This was incorrect and has been corrected. We apologize for the mistake.

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