Body found on Bald Head Island ID’d as missing Southport man

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By Sam Hickman

A body found off Bald Head Island lat week was positively identified as a missing Southport man, Southport Police Chief Jerry Dove said.

Adam Karami Muhammad, 22, had been missing since Feb. 14. A man walking his dog found the remains March 17 on Bald Head Island near the mouth of the Cape Fear River.

An autopsy Thursday, March 20, was unable to positively identify the body. Dove said dental records later confirmed a wisdom tooth that led authorities to determine the body was Muhammad’s.

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