Body of missing Statesville man discovered in woods 1 mile from home


Sheriff Darren E. Campbell stated: Earlier this afternoon, deputies with the Iredell County Sheriff’s Office located the body of a missing man on Laurel Cove Road.

The body of Mr. Curtis Allen Wuellner was located in a heavily wooded area approximately a mile from the home.

Iredell County Sheriff’s Office Patrol Deputies, detectives, and other first responders, including Iredell County Search and Rescue (ISAR) and other local fire departments have been searching in the area since late Saturday evening.

The investigation is on-going and awaiting additional information from the Medical Examiner’s Office to determine the exact cause of death.

Our hearts and prayers go out to the Wuellner Family.

Author: Margaret Beveridge