Body found on Kure Beach confirmed to be missing swimmer

KURE BEACH, NC (WWAY) — Carolina Police say a body found on Kure Beach Tuesday night is the missing swimmer from Saturday.

Det. S.T. Hettinger says emergency services positively identified the body as James Cameron, and that next of kin has been notified.

The body is being transported to the NC Medical Examiner’s Office in Jacksonville for an autopsy.

The location of the body was approximately 3.5 miles from the point he was last seen.

New Hanover County Dispatch says they received a call about a body in the 800 block of South Fort Fisher Blvd. in Kure Beach at 8:11 p.m. Tuesday.

For more information on the search for Cameron over the past few days, click here.

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