Police ID men pulled from ocean in Kure Beach

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Ocean waves (Photo: WWAY)

KURE BEACH, NC (WWAY) — Officials have identified the two men who were pulled from the water in Kure Beach Wednesday.

Kure Beach Police Department says 37-year-old Devin Harding, of Winston-Salem, died after he reportedly drowned Wednesday morning.

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According to KBPD, emergency crews were dispatched to the G Avenue beach access around 10:15 a.m. in reference to a water rescue.

KBPD says rescue swimmers were able to pull an unresponsive man from the water and began lifesaving measures, but were unsuccessful.

Another man died on the beach later that day. KBPD says that man was 50-year-old Carlos Adrian Quiroga, of Miami, Florida.



Emergency crews were dispatched to the J Avenue Beach Access in reference to a water rescue around 7:00 p.m. Wednesday.

A Kure Beach fireman and a police officer were able to get the unresponsive man from the water and began lifesaving measures, but were unsuccessful.