Deputies have recovered two bodies in the search for missing teens Lyric Woods and Devin Carter. (Orange County Sheriff's Office)A homicide investigation is underway after North Carolina deputies found two bodies with bullet wounds amid a search for two missing teens in Orange County, according to authorities.A pair of men riding four-wheel ATVs found the remains of a Black male and White female around 3 p.m.
Saturday, according to authorities."Through our ongoing investigation, we have information that suggests the two individuals located off Buckhorn Road yesterday are Lyric Woods, 14, and Devin Clark, 18," Sheriff Charles Blackwood said in a statement. "Family members reported Lyric missing Saturday afternoon to the Orange County Sheriff’s Office; the deputy filed the missing person’s report in the National Crime Information Center index (NCIC) at 3:44 pm.
Devin Clark’s family contacted the Mebane Police Department on Sunday with concerns about his whereabouts. An officer entered him into NCIC at approximately 1:42 pm."The sheriff had previously said that both victims appeared to be under 20 years old and that they may have been killed in a possible homicide.Investigators described Lyric as a 9th grader at Cedar Ridge High School in Hillsborough. (Orange County Sheriff's Office)SKELETAL REMAINS FOUND AT NYC CONSTRUCTION SIDE ID'D AS ‘OCCUPY WALL STREET’ PROTESTER MISSING FOR A DECADE"Investigators are still awaiting a report from the medical examiner to confirm the victims’ identities," Blackwood continued. "Although we do not have that confirmation yet, in the absence of any other missing persons matching the descriptions of the individuals located, the tragic but logical conclusion is increasingly clear.