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Onslow County surfer drowns at North Topsail Beach

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NORTH TOPSAIL BEACH, N.C. - An Onslow County man is dead after he was found unresponsive while surfing at North Topsail Beach.

Police say 63-year-old Michael Moore of Sneads Ferry was pulled from the surf by a friend Wednesday afternoon.  He had been surfing alone.

North Topsail Beach Water Rescue/Fire, EMS and North Topsail Police all responded to the 911 call. Police tell us first responders attempted to revive Moore for quite some time before he pronounced dead at the scene.

An autopsy performed Thursday shows that Moore likely suffered a heart related medical problem that resulted in his drowning.
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