Police Chief Issues Press Release - Swimmer Rescued in Emerald Isle Dies

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.

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Posted by Rhonda Ferebee Tuesday, May 21, 2019 5:19:00 PM Categories: News