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Body of Fuquay-Varina man pulled from Harris Lake

Posted 1:10 p.m. Tuesday
Updated 4:36 p.m. Tuesday

A group of people playing disc golf Sunday afternoon stumbled on a burning body at Wake County's Harris Lake County Park.

— Authorities recovered the body of a 53-year-old Fuquay-Varina man from Harris Lake on Tuesday, a day after crews received a report of a boat drifting on the lake with nobody inside.

Ellis McCoy was wearing a life jacket when his body was found on Tuesday, authorities said.

A cause of death had not been determined.


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