Body of missing Portsmouth man found in North Carolina

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PORTSMOUTH, Va. (WAVY) — The body of a missing man from Portsmouth was found Monday afternoon in Warren County, North Carolina.

The Warren County Sheriff’s Office tells WAVY sister station WNCN that Charles Burton, 67, was in the area checking on family property when he went missing. 

Deputies said Burton was last seen eating lunch on Friday in Warren County. His body was found in woods off Fate Weaver Road in Warrenton.

Officials told WNCN it was not a homicide and is not suspicious. Warren County’s sheriff wouldn’t comment on whether or not it was a suicide. 

This is a developing story. Stay with WAVY.com for updates. 

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