Body discovered behind Troutman convenience store


TROUTMAN, NC (WSIC) – A man was found dead near the dumpsters of a Troutman convenience store Sunday morning, police confirm to WSIC.

Officers were called to the Mystik gas station and convenience store on the corner of Highway 21 and Mills Street around 8:00. Iredell County EMS and the Troutman Fire Department confirmed the man was deceased. Officers identified this person as 63-year old Carlos Vandyke and say he stayed in Troutman on occasion.

Foul play is not suspected, according to Troutman Police Chief Matthew Selves. Vandyke’s body has been transported for an autopsy.

Author: WSIC editor