FORSYTH COUNTY, NC. (THECOUNT) — Missing North Carolina woman, Shantika Lashae Dunlap, has been identified as the body found in a Winston-Salem dumpster on Saturday.

Dunlap, 30, was the subject of a missing person investigation initiated by family members who reported her disappearance earlier this week.


Deputies with the sheriff’s office and officers with the Winston-Salem Police Department reported discovering the victim’s remains in a dumpster in the 4800 block of Country Club Road on Saturday.

The investigation remains active and ongoing, according to press release from the Forsyth County Sheriff’s Office.

Anyone with any possible information on the case should contact police at 911.

Winston-Salem is a city in North Carolina. At the Old Salem Museum & Gardens, the life of the 18th-century Moravian settlers is re-created through events and restored buildings. The Reynolda House Museum of American Art showcases its collection in a 1917 mansion. Its vast estate includes gardens, shops and restaurants. The hands-on SciWorks science center has a planetarium, outdoor animal habitats and nature trails, according to wikipedia.