The investigation is continuing into the death of a man in Catawba County. The individual has been identified by authorities. According to the Catawba County Sheriff’s Office, the man, whose body was found Wednesday (June 23) on the 5900 block of Riverbend Road, has been identified as 51-year-old William David Crowder of Claremont.
The cause and manner of Crowder’s death remained unknown as of late Thursday (June 24). Sheriff’s Investigators were awaiting final results of an autopsy performed by the North Carolina Office of the Chief Medical Examiner.
Sheriff’s Investigators are continuing to follow leads. Anyone with information concerning Crowder or his death is asked to contact the Catawba County Sheriff’s Office Criminal Investigations Division at 828-464-3112.