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Authorities release more details on homicide of man on Blue Ridge Parkway

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Josue Calderon (Photo courtesy: WSOC)

News 13 is learning more about a homicide investigation on the Blue Ridge Parkway.

The family of Josue Calderon says he did not have a car.

His family said they don't know how he ended up in Watauga County, more than 800 miles from his home in Rhode Island.

BODY FOUND OFF BLUE RIDGE PARKWAY IDENTIFIED, HOMICIDE INVESTIGATION UNDERWAY

A visitor to the parkway found the man's body on Saturday near Blowing Rock.

Authorities say Calderon was stabbed to death.

INVESTIGATION UNDERWAY AFTER BODY FOUND BELOW BLUE RIDGE PARKWAY OVERLOOK

Calderon, 33, was a father.

The National Park Service and the North Carolina State Bureau of Investigation are investigating.

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