Missing man found deceased in Aberdeen
According to Aberdeen Police Department officials, today at approximately 0955 hours the body of Mr. Derek Robinson was discovered in a wooded area approximately 145 feet from Columbus Drive between the Hampton Inn and the rear of the Aberdeen Pines Shopping Center.
Mr. Robinson was discovered during a law enforcement search of the area utilizing the Aberdeen Police Department and the Fayetteville Police Departments K-9 units, which are trained in cadaver recovery. Mr. Robinsons body is being sent to the North Carolina Medical Examiner’s office for autopsy but at this time foul play is not suspected.
Mr. Robinson was reported missing on 12/23/2011 but had not been seen since 12/16/2011.
A prayer vigil had been scheduled for today at Bethesda Church off of US Highway 1 in Aberdeen. Friends have talked about the possibility of a candle light vigil by the lake in front of the church tonight at 6:00 PM with everyone welcome.Story is courtesy of AberdeenTimes.com