Man's body found in Cape Fear River
Posted July 11, 2015
Fayetteville, N.C. — Fayetteville police found a man's body Saturday after hours of searching for a person in the Cape Fear River near the Person Street bridge.
Police said 47-year-old James Earl McDonald was seen in the water at about 12:30 p.m. and "appeared to be in distress." Authorities said McDonald leaped from the bridge and died as a result of his injuries.
Anyone with information about the incident is asked to call police at 910-237-9391 or Crime Stoppers 910-483-8477.
No additional information was immediately available.