Body of Missing Man Found in Robeson County

The body of a missing Robeson County man who’s been missing since 2016 was found last week according to an announcement made yesterday. The remains were identified as Billy Hammonds. As we reported last week, homicide investigators with the Robeson County Sheriff’s Department began an investigation after his remains were found in the backyard of a home located in the 300 block of Lewis McNeil Road. The body was found after months of interviews but, his cause of death remains unknown.