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Body of missing man found in Pembroke river

Posted May 9, 2014

— The body of a 53-year-old Lumberton man who was reported missing in April was found Friday in Pembroke, authorities said.

Robeson County sheriff’s deputies said family and friends reported Delton Lloyd Cummings, of the 3600 block of Oakgrove Church Road, missing April 26 from Maxton.

Authorities received a call about 8 a.m. Friday that a body had been found by someone fishing in the river behind Best Fuels on Highway 701 North in Pembroke. The body was taken to the state medical examiner and positively identified, deputies said.

An autopsy will determine his cause of death.


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