Body of Missing Boater Found

By: Brittany Gunter
By: Brittany Gunter

The body of a missing boater who disappeared after an accident last weekend was found Sunday.

Bertie County Sheriff John Holley tells WITN the body of 22-year-old Quentin Andrews was found a mile and a half down river from the Williamston boat access dock. That's near where the accident took place a week ago.

For the past week crews have been out on the Roanoke River in Bertie County looking for Andrews.

Andrews and three others were in a boat accident last weekend. The three other people were rescued. Andrews mother said he had never been on a boat before and didn't know how to swim.

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  • by K & D Location: Williamston on Jun 1, 2010 at 10:55 AM
    Its been about a month and a half now. Quentin we love you and still miss you.
  • by The Lintons Location: Bear Grass on Apr 26, 2010 at 06:30 PM
    i use to live beside him, he was a nice young man & will greatly be missed. & when i heard this horrible news it was shocked bc you never know when your last day is, or tht something like ths could happen in the county you live in. i will keep this family in my prayers.
  • by Anonymous on Apr 26, 2010 at 09:29 AM
    This a very sad. I feel sorry for the family, but I have to commend my son friend who is white and his family. They loved my son just like he was theirs. His father call my son his black son which I did not find racist at all. He also said all people were the same, but black people had the better tan. I found that funny also. I know this is a very sad story, but please let's not put race in it, because I know some white men who have offered to speak with my son and black men who would turn their backs on him.
  • by Me Location: Williamston on Apr 22, 2010 at 10:54 AM
    Juicy ...I agree with you these 3 NEED TO TELL THE TRUTH.......
  • by juicy Location: williamston on Apr 21, 2010 at 08:21 PM
    i am glad that the andrews family got some closure, but i am also sorry for the lost. This case needs to be investigated and i hope the family goes above and beyond to find out what really happened to quint because he was a smart fellow and i know he would have put on a life jacket. he was so young why did he had to go out like that. why havent these other 3 guys been shown if they did nothing wrong why dont the public know who they are. There is something funny about this case and i believe there was a struggle. These other guys need to fess up and be men about the situation and really let this family know what happen to quint. God bless the family and im sorry for your lose.
  • by ME Location: TEXAS on Apr 20, 2010 at 01:35 PM
    Why is it that in the year 2010 some people are still very closed minded and racist. And the sad thing is Wiliiamston is a very small community where everybody kinda knows everybody regardless of race. Instead of writing stereotypical messages you should be contacting the family of the young man who died to see if there is anything you may be able to do to help. Wise up people and realize that there is life outside of that small town that you have never left Williamston. My prayers go out to not only the family of the young man but to all of those who are too ignorant to realie that silence is powerful. So glad I left.
  • by No disrespect Location: nc on Apr 20, 2010 at 04:28 AM
    sorry for this family loss, what about the updates on the girl missing from Halifax County?
  • by Wolfgang Location: Chocowinity,NC on Apr 19, 2010 at 05:36 PM
    My condolances to all , The Coast Guard should investagate this. Where was his life vest? He should have had on? He cannot swim !
  • by Annette Andrews Location: Williamston on Apr 19, 2010 at 03:05 PM
    My prayers goes out to the Andrews Family. Quint will be missed by my daughter(Ne-Ne) and I. Quint meant the world to us and we loved him very much. May God gives you the strenght to go through this rough time and beyond.
  • by The Paige Family Location: Robersonville on Apr 19, 2010 at 01:23 PM
    Our condolscenes go out to all of the Andrews family of "Quentin Andrews" We are so sorry about your lost at this time. Just know that God is a God who never fails only "Man" can fail and that he never puts more on us then we can bear. Just know that God has a purpose for all that he do and he will never leave you nor forsake you. Rest in Peace Quentin, you will be truly missed....Showed a lot of love to you many days you rode your bicycle to Burger King of Williamston and let you eat for free......Such a humorous young fellow I enjoyed talking to and could bring a frown to a smile.....

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