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Authorities searching for Edgecombe drowning victim

Posted March 13, 2016

— Multiple agencies were searching Sunday night for a man who disappeared under the water while fishing Sunday afternoon.

The Edgecombe County Sheriff’s Office said deputies responded to a possible drowning at Shiloh Landing on Highway 258 North in Princeville at about 4:10 p.m.

Deputies said three men were fishing and decided to go for a swim, when one of them disappeared under the water.

Multiple state and local agencies were still trying to locate the man late Sunday night.


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  • Nathaniel Hopkins Mar 14, 2016
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    famous last words.....'hey yall, watch this!'

  • Janet Ghumri Mar 14, 2016
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    OMG, it's still early March, why would they want to go into the water? I'm assuming that alcohol was involved in the decision. So sad