Drowning Victim: Case Study

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1. Raleigh police was able to identify a drowning victim on Tuesday, February 16th. The victim is Andrew Jackson Cherry Jr., age 63, as stated by the local police. This incident happened near the 1400 block of South Wilmington Street at Keeter Center Drive in Raleigh. The Raleigh police responded to the call at about 5:40 p.m. and rushed to rescue the man who was in danger. Unfortunately, authorities found the adult man dead at the scene and immediately secured the area as well as began a death investigation. As stated by the local Raleigh police department on Wednesday, "There are no indications of foul play in Cherry's death." Further investigation is being conducted in order to determine what truly happened.
"Raleigh Police Identify Drowning Victim." ABC11 Raleigh-Durham. Web. 20 Feb. 2016. .
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Two 15-year-old kids caught a rare sighting of a baby seal and took pictures and a video of the rare creature while exploring a barrier island in Hampstead, North Carolina. These animals are found approximately 1,000 miles south of where they were found by the teens, making it quite the rare sight. Two students by the names of Ryan Covil and Gianni Buffalino from Topsail High School were boating around Lea-Hutaff island on Wednesday After, February 17th when they made an astonishing discovery. According to Ryan's mother Chandra Covil, "No one around here ever sees anything like this." The seal was captured on photo basking in the sun on the back and was later caught on video returning to the ocean. An educator at the North Carolina Aquarium at Pine Knoll Shores, said "The seal is likely a grey or harbor seal," "They're fairly uncommon... The seal in the kid's video looked a little thin but appeared otherwise healthy." Finally, Harms gave some advice on encountering a seal by saying the seals "look really cute and cuddly, [however], they're actually predators with sharp teeth," so he does not recommend trying "to take close-up
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