Drifting boat at Harris Lake leads to search for missing person
Posted October 9
New Hill, N.C. — The Wake County Sheriff’s Office was investigating a missing person’s case at Harris Lake on Monday evening.
Authorities said they received a report of a boat drifting on the lake with nobody inside at about 1:45 p.m.
The boat was registered to Ellis Rodney McCoy, deputies said, but they do not know if he was the person on the boat before it was found.
Authorities said the incident is being treated as a boating accident.
The search was suspended Monday night and was expected to resume Tuesday morning.