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June 17, 2019

Body Found in Macon County Identified

Officers with the Macon County Sheriff’s Office and Franklin Police Department responded around 4pm Thursday afternoon to an area of Macon County where a body was discovered by two individuals camping at the old abandoned campground located on NP&L Loop Road. Sheriff Robert L. Holland requested the assistance of the State Bureau of Investigation who immediately responded to assist in the investigation. Investigators have determined the identity and contacted the deceased’s family. Preliminary results of autopsy show no signs of foul play as the cause of death. Toxicology results will take several weeks to months to be completed.

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Andy has worked in broadcasting around Western North Carolina over the last 17 years. He serves as the Operations Manager and Program Director for WRGC and WBHN. “I’ve been with the crew here at Five Forty Broadcasting since the idea of bringing the station back to Jackson County at 540-AM. I feel a personal connection with community radio and the area”. In the past, Andy has worked with iHeart Media and Sky Country Broadcasting. He resides in Haywood County.

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