Death investigation underway in Wrightsville Beach

Wrightsville Beach, NC (WWAY) — A death investigation is underway after a man was found unconscious on Wrightsville Beach.

According to a news release, officers with Wrightsville Beach Police received a call around 5:15 a.m. from a man who said his brother was unresponsive at Beach Access 40, which is on the south end of the island.

When officer and members of the Wrightsville Beach Fire Department arrived, they provided medical assistance until EMS transported the man to the hospital, where he was later pronounced dead.

Police say the death is being investigated. No word yet on the cause of death.


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