Body of NC Fisherman Washes Up in Chincoteague

Jan 22, 2013 -- 11:53am

The body of a North Carolina fisherman washed up in Chincoteague this morning.

Chincoteague Police say the body was discovered around 7 a.m. just north of the Chincoteague drawbridge. Police have ID’d the body as that of 56-year-old Carl Lewis of Buford, North Carolina; he was last seen around 10 o’clock Monday night onboard the fishing vessel “Susan Rose.”

Police say Lewis’ remains have been turned over to the State Medical Examiner to determine the exact cause of death.


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