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Archive for June, 2012

Police investigating dead body found in Wilmington

Friday, June 15th, 2012

WILMINGTON, NC (NEWS RELEASE) — The Wilmington Police Department is investigating a suspicious death that was reported at 10:23 p.m. on Thursday night.

EMS responded to a call for a man down near 13th and Queen Streets. The victim, a man in his 20’s, was found dead in a vehicle. The exact cause of death has not been determined, but foul play is suspected.

The victim’s identity is known, but his name is not being released until next of kin can be identified.

Anyone with information is asked to call the Wilmington Police Department at 910-343-3600. Information also may be submitted anonymously through Text-A-Tip. Enter Tip708 and the information, and send to 274637 (CRIMES).

Additional details will be released as information can be confirmed.

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Area regulation of exotic animals varies from county to county

Friday, June 15th, 2012

Not everyone is wild about exotic animals in their backyards.

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Pender couple lives life with pet bears

Friday, June 15th, 2012

Howard and Monica Loughlin’s kids are big and hairy and run around naked.

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Update – FAA looking into helicopter crash

Friday, June 15th, 2012

A recreational fishing boat rescued two people after their helicopter slammed into the ocean

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Missing teenager from Brunswick County

Friday, June 15th, 2012

CAROLINA SHORES, NC (WWAY) — Brunswick County Sheriff’s Deputies are looking for a 16-year-old girl. Marguerite Alexandra Jones was last seen at home with her mother, when a white man in a green SUV kept driving by, according to a news release from the Sheriff’s Office.

The mother told police her daughter may know the man and thinks her daughter went with him. Marguerite Alexandra is "believed to frequent the Ocean Isle and Sunset Beach areas of Brunswick County," according to the release.

The missing teen is described as a white girl with black hair and brown eyes, standing 5’5" and weighs 115 lbs.

If you have information, call the Sheriff’s Office at (910) 880-4942, and ask for Detective Murray.

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