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Authorities searching for Edgecombe drowning victim

Posted March 13, 2016 10:20 p.m. EDT


— Multiple agencies were searching Sunday night for a man who disappeared under the water while fishing Sunday afternoon.

The Edgecombe County Sheriff’s Office said deputies responded to a possible drowning at Shiloh Landing on Highway 258 North in Princeville at about 4:10 p.m.

Deputies said three men were fishing and decided to go for a swim, when one of them disappeared under the water.

Multiple state and local agencies were still trying to locate the man late Sunday night.