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Missing man's body found


SOUTHPORT, NC (WWAY) -- The body of a man missing since Monday has been found near the mouth of the Cape Fear River. The Brunswick County Sheriff's Office helicopter spotted Hill's body around 10:30 a.m.

Brunswick County Emergency Management says crews found Eddie Lee Hill of Supply between Caswell Beach and Bald Head Island. Hill had been missing since Monday after jumping off the pier in Southport.

The Sheriff's Office says it continued the search this morning to provide closure for the Hill family.

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