Raleigh man drowns at Carolina Beach
Posted June 27, 2011
Carolina Beach, N.C. — A Raleigh man drowned Sunday while innertubing with friends in the water off Carolina Beach, police said.
Geoffrey Okinyi, 19, and two other men were on an innertube when a wave flipped them, police said. None of the men could swim.
The other two men made it back to shore safely.
Lifeguards found Okinyi's body at about 2:45 p.m. on the beach strand near Harper Avenue, police said.