UPDATE: Missing New Hanover County man found dead
FIGURE EIGHT ISLAND, NC (WWAY) — New Hanover County Sheriff’s detectives have found the body of a man missing from Figure Eight Island.
55-year-old Benjamin Robert Williamson was wearing a blue blazer, khaki pants, purple and blue shirt with a floral tie. He was last seen at 10 Beachbay Lane on Figure Eight Island around 2 a.m. Sunday.
Sheriff’s Detectives working along with the SABLE helicopter and the Sheriff’s Dive Unit located a car submerged off of a boat ramp on Figure Eight Island. After recovering the vehicle from the water, it was discovered to contain Williamson’s body.
The investigation is ongoing, however no foul play is suspected.
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