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UPDATE: Body found in Cape Fear River identified

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WILMINGTON, NC (WWAY) -- Wilmington Police are looking for answers after a grisly Sunday afternoon discovery.

Wilmington Police say they have recovered the body 29-year-old Dennis Lotorie Anderson from the Cape Fear River.

Anderson's body was spotted in the water near 301 Water Street, near the Hilton.

Both the Wilmington Police and Wilmington Fire Departments responded to the scene.

Police say they do not know the cause of the death and that the body may have been in the water several days.

This is the second body found in the Cape Fear River in the past couple weeks.

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My girlfriend and I were

My girlfriend and I were walking by as we usually do on weekends on market st. to get ice cream and saw a crowd. A bystander, african american gentlemen dressed in yellow shirt, yellow pants, gold chain with a deck of cards charm around his neck. Maybe age 50 from Maple Hill, commented that this may be drug related and said, the body may have been in the water for a week.

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IS your Name COLE CHANEY?

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I feaar that the autopsy and tox screen is goign to show alcohol in his system. The female from the incident the other ngiht was definitely intoxicated and the situationw asnt handled properly at all.. It was clear she was a threat to her own safety as well as others and probably should have been arrest for her own safety. We wont know for weeks what the ultimate cause of death Im afraid and I wouldnt begin to guess. However things are gonna get rough and answers demanded quick if theres any sign of assault or anythign similiar that may have aided his arrival into the water (which ya'll can crack on all you wan tbut the truth is it is dangerous as hell around the docks and even the main channel as far as all kinds of sucken material and other items which if you came across could cause serious if not fatal injuries. Those laws address a need. Its like the idiot labels that show not to use a hairdryer inthe shower. Without those laws you would see somebody suing the city becuase they we're warned against danger.

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Wonder if this is drug related.

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It appears there is not enought signage......1. stating "no swimming"or "it iis unlawful to swim in these water" and 2. "Dangerous currents"

THIS IS SO SAD I KNOW THE

THIS IS SO SAD I KNOW THE YOUNG MAN FOR YEARS THAT WAS FOUND TODAY MY HEART AND PRAYERS GOES OUT 2 HIS FAMILY AND EVEN MORE HIS SON RIP Dennis Anderson aka Black