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Teen drowns in Bladen County lake

Posted May 23, 2009
Updated May 24, 2009

— A 16-year-old boy drowned Saturday afternoon in a Bladen County lake.

Police said the boy and a friend were swimming to a buoy near Langston's Beach in White Lake when he went under.

The victim is from Stem. His death was ruled accidental.

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  • headlong May 25, 2009

    Thoughts and Prayers To The Staff and Students at Granville Central High School...as well as this Young Man's Family and Friends!!!