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Fayetteville Police Identify Teen Drowning Victim

Posted August 20, 2005 1:38 a.m. EDT

— Fayetteville police have identified the teen who died in a flash flood during Thursday night's heavy rains.

Police said 17-year-old Jesse King died after being swept away by rising waters.

Investigators said King slipped in a ditch full of rushing water, was pulled into a drainage pipe, and drowned.