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Autopsy: Man found in Durham woods drowned

Posted March 13, 2010 12:13 p.m. EST

— The death of a man found in woods off Woodcroft Parkway in January was ruled to be an accidental drowning, according to autopsy results released Friday.

Willis Bobbylee Portee, 29, of Durham, was found dead under water in a creek on Jan. 15, the autopsy says. He was reported missing shortly before Christmas, police said.