Wilmington, NC – Police say they have no identifying information for the man whose body was recovered south of the Cape Fear Memorial Bridge Wednesday night.
The body is a black man, estimated between the ages of 30 and 50. The John Doe was found wearing khaki pants and black shoes. Officers say his only identifying mark is a US Marines tattoo on his left upper bicep.
An autopsy revealed the man drowned, with no sign of foul play. Officers say it will take a month to get results from toxicology tests.
Wilmington, NC – North Carolina Victim Assistance Network, know as NC VAN, held its training conference yesterday in Wilmington.
North Carolina Attorney General Roy Cooper, District Attorney Ben David and other state law enforcement figures thanked service providers for their service and sharing strategies to best serve victims of serious crimes.
David says providing proper representation for victims is the goal of NC VAN.
Wilmington, NC – On a weekday afternoon, this little corner of downtown practically seethes with construction: old buildings being refurbished and new ones going up. In the middle of it all, sits John Ganey's yellow house.
Ever since I was a kid I've always been attracted to it. I've just always loved this house.
Ganey bought the century house a decade ago for $100,000. In recent years, he says, he's been offered many times that amount by developers whose lots surround his.
Wilmington, NC – William Ivey Long has created costumes for movies, ballets, and more than fifty Broadway shows, including Guys and Dolls and Hairspray. He toured the Cameron's galleries last week to begin designing the exhibit. Having grown up in the Carolinas, Long says he's honored to be asked to display at the Cameron.