Autopsy: Man found in car off Figure 8 drowned


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Submitted: Mon, 05/14/2012 - 8:15pm
Updated: Mon, 05/14/2012 - 8:16pm
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WILMINGTON, NC (WWAY) — A preliminary autopsy report is in for a New York investor found in a submerged car off Figure 8 Island.

The report says Benjamin Robert Williamson died from saltwater drowning. Williamson’s body was found in a car off of a boat ramp April 22.

The New Hanover County Sheriff’s Office says there is no evidence of foul play. They do not expect the final autopsy report for several months.

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  • Guest111 says:

    I can’t help but wonder if this gentleman had a bit to much to drink, got disoriented and drove into the water. Maybe he wasn’t able to save himself. Such a tragedy for him and his family.

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