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Body pulled from Cape Fear

Posted June 8, 2009 3:36 p.m. EDT
Updated June 8, 2009 3:39 p.m. EDT

— The Bladen County Sheriff’s Office pulled human remains from the Cape Fear River Friday after some fishermen reported seeing a pickup truck hit the water.

The fishermen told authorities that they heard a splash and saw the truck float by as they fished from a bridge, Maj. Philip Little said.

Divers found the truck, empty, but their search turned up another vehicle as well.

Little said a car, reported missing from Robeson County in 2001, was found with human remains inside. The identity of the person has not yet been released.