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A Coast Guard boat crew from Station Wrightsville Beach recovered a body today from the Wrightsville Beach Channel.
Leland police have released the name of the man who drowned in a retention pond.
Rip tides appear to have caused the drownings of three men in two days in separate incidents at North Carolina beaches.
Carolina Beach Police Chief William Younginer says Geoffrey Okinyi and two other men were on an intertube when a wave flipped them over. Younginer says the men did not know how to swim. He says two of the men got help back to the beach where they told a lifeguard about their missing friend.
Leland Police say crews have found the body of a swimmer who apparently drowned over the weekend.
Authorities say a man has drowned in a private pond at in Wayne County. Officials are releasing few details about Saturday's death at Busco Beach near Goldsboro, but Busco Beach owner Jack Bennett said the victim was a camper at his private park.
Authorities in Onslow County say an 18-month-old drowned after wandering out of a mobile home and into a ditch filled with water from recent heavy rains.
An evening swim turned deadly last night at Wrightsville Beach. Police say an Ohio woman drowned while swimming in the ocean near the 700 block of South Lumina Avenue.