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Missing Marines Found Safe And Sound

Two Marines who had gone missing near Duplin County Sunday have been found safe and sound.

Duplin County Sheriff tells WITN a total of seven Marines were floating down a raft in the Northeast Cape Fear River between Wallace and Chinquapin. Five of the Marines got off the raft a short time later and called authorities when the other two didn't show up late Sunday night.

Duplin County Sheriff's department along with the Duplin Search and Rescue Team and a Highway Patrol helicopter searched for the duo and both were found around two Monday morning.

Both Marines are said to be doing fine.


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