Sunday, July 14, 2024

Body found in water near Fort Fisher

At Fort Fisher, alcohol is prohibited since it is considered a state recreation area (Port City Daily photo/ Michael Kane)
The body of a 64-year-old man was pulled from the water near Fort Fisher Tuesday. (Port City Daily/file photo)

FORT FISHER — The New Hanover County Sheriff’s Office responded to the Fort Fisher recreational area Tuessday in response to a reported found body.

A cyclist noticed the body of a man floating in the water and called 911 at about 5 p.m that day. Kure Beach Fire Department retrieved the body of 64-year-old Larry Darnell Faison.

The New Hanover County Sheriff’s Office does not suspect foul play in this case and Faison’s body will undergo an autopsy.

In a release NHCSO said it will divulge more information as it becomes available.

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