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Drowning

Southport marina drowning ruled suicide

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video Two boaters found a man dead, floating in the water around 10 a.m. at the Southport marina. Shuford Martin, 56, was seen an hour earlier on his wheelchair near the boat ramp. Southport Police have ruled the death a suicide. Full story...
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3 family members drown in High Point

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Three family members have drowned in a retention pond in High Point. Full story...
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Drowning victim under influence of alcohol and cocaine

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A prominent New York City investor who drowned in a car after attending a party on Figure Eight Island earlier this year was under the influence of alcohol and cocaine at the time of his death, a state medical examiner concluded in findings released Tuesday. Full story...
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NY man drowns at Topsail Beach

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According to the Topsail Beach Police Department a 55-year-old New York man drowned Sunday afternoon off of Topsail Beach. Full story...
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Pennsylvania man dies while swimming in NC

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A Pennsylvania man has died while swimming in the Atlantic Ocean in North Carolina. Full story...
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Man with Parkinson's drowns at Topsail Beach

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Topsail Beach Police say a man with Parkinson's disease drowned in the ocean early yesterday morning. Full story...
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Investigators release identity of teen who drowned in Brunswick County

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The Brunswick County Sheriff's Office has identified a teen who drowned while swimming yesterday. Investigators say Raquan Green, 15, of Ash died after a swimming accident in the Longwood area. Full story...
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Teen drowns in Brunswick County pond

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The Brunswick County Sheriff's Office says a 15-year-old is dead after a swimming accident in the Longwood area. Full story...
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UPDATE: Missing swimmer found this morning

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videoThe New Hanover County Sheriff’s Office along with additional emergency response agencies have located the body of the missing 13 year old boy from Snow’s Cut. Full story...
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Man drowns along Ocracoke Island

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A spokeswoman for Hyde County says a man has drowned along Ocracoke Island. Full story...
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UPDATE: Tourist drowns while helping rescue other swimmers

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video Kevin Scott Roberts, 43, of Mt. Lookout, WV, drowned Monday after being caught by a strong current off Bald Head Island. Roberts was among five people that tried to save three swimmers that were struggling off the east end. Full story...
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White Lake drowning victim identified

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Investigators have identified the victim of Friday's drowning in White Lake. Police say the victim was Randy Locklear, 20, from Lumberton. Full story...
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Drowning at White Lake

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video Police say a man drowned in White Lake. Investigators say a 20-year-old from Lumberton was on vacation, when he went into the lake Friday afternoon and did not return to shore. Full story...
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UPDATE: Crews end search in reported drowning

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Crews have stopped their search in Wrightsville Beach because police cannot confirm the reports of a man drowning, and there have been no reports of anyone missing. Full story...
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Hurricane Irene leads to at least 26 deaths

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Hurricane Irene led to the deaths of at least 26 people in eight states, including six in North Carolina. Full story...
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