Contact:Chief T. Reese
Phone: (252) 354-2021
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
5:00 P.M. EDT, May 21, 2019
SWIMMER RESCUED IN EMERALD ISLE DIES
Emerald Isle, NC May 21, 2019: Emerald Isle Police have been able to conform through the family that 48-year old Robert Ray Patterson of Jacksonville, who was pulled from the water by surfers in Emerald Isle on Sunday May 19, 2019 at 2:02pm has died at Carolina East Medical Center on Tuesday, May 21, 2019.
The Town of Emerald Isle would like to extend our deepest condolences to the family and friends of Mr. Patterson for this tragic loss.
No additional information is being released.
Tuesday, May 21, 2019 5:19:00 PM