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Teen identified after body pulled from Pitt County pond

The body of a teenager was found in a Pitt County pond Sunday afternoon.
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Published: Sep. 14, 2020 at 8:10 AM EDT|Updated: Sep. 21, 2020 at 9:29 AM EDT
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PITT COUNTY, N.C. (WITN) - Deputies have identified a teenager who apparently drowned Sunday in a pond in Pitt County.

Ti’Shawn Spence’s body was recovered in the pond near Slate Lane, south of Belvoir.

Deputies were called around 3:50 p.m. for a swimmer in distress. By the time rescue crews arrived, Spence was no longer visible.

The body was taken to the Pitt County Medical Examiner’s Office for an autopsy.

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The body of a teenager was found in a Pitt County pond Sunday afternoon.

Belvoir Volunteer Fire Department Chief Thomas Harris says a group of teenagers went swimming in a pond on Old River Road when a 19-year-old did not make it back to shore. Harris says they believe the teenager drowned.

The body was recovered by the Falkland Fire Department. The name of the teenager has not been released.

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