Lenoir Police have released the name of a man found deceased in a house in Lenoir yesterday. He is 36-year-old Neal Joshua King of 1026 N.W. Perkins Place in Lenoir.
King’s body was found in the abandoned house by a female passerby who noticed a foul odor coming from the residence. The body was found face down on the floor with a belt wrapped around King’s neck and tied to a closet door.
The incident is still being investigated as a suspicious death; however, there is no indication of foul play at this time. The cause of death is pending the results of an official autopsy report.
No further information is available at this time.