Durham police officers were dispatched to a possible drowning in the Eno River between Landis Drive and Wanda Ridge Drive on Wednesday afternoon. When they arrived, the officers found that a man had gone under water in the river while swimming but had been pulled out.
The man was taken to Duke University Hospital for treatment, police said.
Social media posts last week noted that Karriem Ahmad "Eric" Jenkins died Thursday at Duke Hospital following an accident on the Eno River.
UNC-Chapel Hill confirmed Monday that Jenkins has been a student there since August 2016.
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