Body of Drowning Victim Caught in Rip Current Found in Kitty Hawk
The body of Greenville man who went missing in the ocean last last night was found early this morning in Kitty Hawk.
The Kitty Hawk Police Department reports that at approximately 3:15 a.m. on July 3 the department responded to the 5300 Block of North Virginia Dare Trail for a possible drowning. Upon arrival, officers discovered that Zacheus D. Dominetae, 26, of Greenville, had entered the ocean with a friend to swim. While in the ocean they became caught in a rip current and were pulled out to sea.
The friend lost sight of Dominetae, and was able to return to shore and call for emergency assistance.
After an extensive search of the area by rescue personnel, Dominetae’s body was discovered several hours after the incident in the area where he was last seen.