Authorities in Kannapolis are asking for the public’s help in identifying a body that was found on the side of Interstate 85 Saturday afternoon. At around 12:30, police shut down the southbound lane of I-85 when the body was discovered near mile marker 63.
Officials have determined that the body was struck by a vehicle and had been on the side of the interstate since Friday evening. However, they are not sure if the body is a male or female. Also undetermined is whether or not the body was pushed off of or jumped from the bridge that is nearby.
At this point, the only identifying markers are that the person had red hair. If you have any information about this incident, please call Cabarrus County Crime Stoppers at (704) 932-7463.