Body of missing fisherman recovered from Edenton Bay

By on November 18, 2018

The body of an 83-year-old man who disappeared while fishing in Edenton Bay has been recovered.

His wife said he had gone fishing aboard a 21-foot pontoon boat and failed to return Saturday evening.

The boat and his fishing gear were found shortly after the search began. His body was found around 4:30 p.m. Sunday. The man’s name has not been released.

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N.C. Wildlife Law Enforcement, Chowan County EMS and the U.S. Coast Guard conducted the search.

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