Man’s body washes ashore on Bald Head Island

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By Sam Hickman

 The body of an unidentified man was found on Bald Head Island on Monday, March 17.

Southport Police Chief Jerry Dove said he was told just after 7 a.m. Monday the body washed ashore on one of the island’s beaches.

Someone walking along the beach discovered the body and called 911. Police and Brunswick County Sheriff’s Office deputies responded before the body was taken to the Southport Marina for further investigation.

No clothing or identification were found on the body and investigators do not know exactly how long it had been in the water.

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