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Woman’s Body Found in Catawba County Identified

On Wednesday January 11, a motorist alerted area deputies to the presence of a deceased person in a wood line near the intersection of Plateau Road and Tradewinds Street. Deputies traveled to that location and found the body of a deceased female.

On Thursday, The Catawba County Sheriff’s Office released new information regarding the deceased person located near the intersection of Plateau Road and Tradewinds Street on Wednesday January 11. The deceased has been identified as 42-year-old Emily Elizabeth King. The cause of King’s death remains under investigation and an autopsy is pending. Anyone who has information concerning this investigation is asked to contact Sheriff’s investigators at 828-464-5241.