EDENTON, North Carolina — Authorities have identified the man whose body was found in the Albemarle Sound.
The Virginian-Pilot of Norfolk reports (http://bit.ly/1aD0ovS) the Washington County Sheriff's Office identified the man as 42-year-old Jimmy Dwight McKinney of Edenton.
A motorist driving on the N.C. Highway 32 bridge told the U.S. Coast Guard late Sunday morning that they saw a person fall overboard from a 39-foot boat about a quarter-mile offshore. Another person found the boat with just a dog aboard.
McKinney's body was found by the Perquimans County dive team about 12:30 p.m. Monday near the base of the Albemarle Sound bridge.
Information from: The Virginian-Pilot, http://pilotonline.com