BUNCOMBE COUNTY, N.C. (WSPA) – A body was found Thursday afternoon in a wooded area in Buncombe County.

The Buncombe County Sheriff’s Office said deputies were called to McKinney Road just after noon where they found a person dead in the woods.

Deputies said an active criminal investigation is underway.

The sheriff’s office identified the victim as 22-year-old Jeruan William Spencer.

There’s no word yet on any suspects.

We will update this story as more information becomes available.