Body discovered in Carteret County creek

BEAUFORT, N.C. (WITN) – Authorities are investigating the discovery of a body found floating in a Carteret County creek late this afternoon.

Beaufort police say a boater spotted what they believed was a body in Town Creek near Airport Marina.

It happened around 4:25 p.m.

Police said they went out in the water and confirmed it was a body and it was recovered a short time later.

Dennis Nall says he was out oystering when he discovered the man floating face down in the water.

Another man on the scene says he is the victim’s brother, but authorities have yet to identify the person or give any other information about the death.

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