Man drowns in Edenton Bay

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Associated Press

Posted on April 22, 2014 at 9:17 AM

EDENTON, N.C. (AP) -- A 49-year-old Edenton man has drowned in Edenton Bay.

 

Edenton police say David Hassell drowned Monday morning after he entered the water to retrieve a remote controlled model boat.

Hassell disappeared and police found him about 90 minutes later. He was pronounced dead at the hospital.

His death has been ruled an accidental drowning.

AP-WF-04-22-14 1259GMT

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