MATTHEWS – The Matthews Police Department is asking for the public’s help in identifying a body found March 8 down an embankment along the 1800 block of East John Street.
The Mecklenburg County Medical Examiner is investigating the cause of death. Police believe the body had been at the location for several weeks due to the level of decomposition. They believe the victim is a white man.
A damaged purple and silver Huffy bicycle was found nearby. The person was wearing light brown work boots, blue jeans and a multi-colored coat with a distinctive print.
Anyone with information about the case is asked to contact MPD at 704-847-5555.