Man found dead in Lenoir creek

LENOIR, NC — The Lenoir Police Department is investigating the discovery of a man's body in a creek Wednesday.

It happened behind a business in the at 700-block of Blowing Rock Blvd. just before 9 a.m.

The dead man was identified as Fritz Allen Colbert Jr.

An autopsy was planned.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Crime Stoppers at (828) 758-8300 or the Lenoir Police Department at (828) 757-2100.