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Funeral set for Sanford drowning victim

Posted July 30, 2010

— The funeral for a 5-year-old boy who died this week after being pulled from the swimming area of the Carolina Lakes marina last Sunday is set for this weekend.

A group of children and adults were attending a birthday party at the lake when Elijah Christian Caddick went missing in the water. Rescue crews found Elijah unconscious in the swimming area, and he died at UNC Hospitals in Chapel Hill.

His funeral is scheduled for 11 a.m. Saturday at Turns Chapel Church.


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  • davidnc78 Jul 30, 2010

    may god bliss the family

  • wildcat Jul 30, 2010

    My condolences to the family. May we all learn from this tragedy.

  • OGE Jul 30, 2010

    RIP Little One