Body found in Topsail Beach

PENDER COUNTY, NC (WWAY) — Topsail Beach Police say the body of a 36-year-old man from Greensboro was found near the Jolly Roger Pier Saturday near the 1000 block of Ocean Boulevard in Topsail Beach.

Police say the body was first seen near Sea Vista Motel and then floated to the pier.

Topsail Beach Police Chief Samuel Gervase says the man was swimming before witnesses spotted his body floating in the water.

The victim’s name has not yet been released, and the investigation is still ongoing.

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