Missing college student identified as drowning victim - WNCT

Missing college student identified as drowning victim

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ELIZABETH CITY, N.C. - A body found in an Elizabeth City canal has been identified as 22-year-old missing Elizabeth City State University student Terry M. Leathers II.

That’s according to the Regional Medical Examiner’s Office in Greenville.

The medical examiner ruled the cause of death as a drowning.

Lawmen investigating the disappearance of Leathers found some of his personal items on Tuesday near a canal by Pelican Point in Elizabeth City.
After a search, investigators turned up a Leathers’ body about 60 feet from the area of his personal items.

Leathers was from Roper, N.C., which is about 47 miles from Elizabeth City.

If you have any information about Leathers’ disappearance, contacted police at 252.335.3266.
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