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Helicopter Spots Body of Missing 19-Year-Old

Gregg Davis and three other teens were diving off a rock near the Roanoke Rapids dam Wednesday when Davis disappeared.

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ROANOKE RAPIDS, N.C. — A Highway Patrol helicopter spotted the body of a missing 19-year-old Saturday afternoon.

Gregg Davis and three other teens were diving into the Roanoke River Wednesday when Davis disappeared. He did not resurface, authorities said.

The helicopter found him near a dam where he was last seen. Davis was from Valentines, Va. He attended Virginia Tech and was on campus when a gunman killed 30 students, faculty members and himself on April 16.

The other teens were not injured.

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