Wilson County Authorities Identify Drowning Victim
Posted June 27, 2005 5:21 a.m. EDT
WILSON COUNTY, N.C. — Investigators have identified the body of a swimmer who disappeared overnight in Wilson County.
Authorities said Angela Martinez was last seen talking with her ex-husband before she drowned in the Buckhorn Reservoir. Investigators believe Martinez walked into the water into a sudden drop-off.
Investigators were called to the scene around 1:30 a.m. Monday and the body was recovered around 6:45 a.m.
Investigators said Martinez's ex-husband could not swim, but her family said she could swim well.
Officials said that swimming is not allowed at the reservoir.