Woman found dead in SUV submerged in Oak Island retention pond
By WECT Staff | May 7, 2021 at 11:25 AM EDT – Updated May 7 at 4:10 PM
OAK ISLAND, N.C. (WECT) – A woman was found dead inside an SUV submerged in a retention pond in Oak Island Friday morning.
According to Mike Emory, spokesperson for the town of Oak Island, police were dispatched around 7 a.m. to the Oak Island Par 3 at South Harbour golf course in the area of Vanessa Drive and Wyncie Wynd about a vehicle in a retention pond.
When officers arrived at the scene, they found a woman deceased inside the vehicle. Emory described the woman as a “senior citizen.”
No foul play is suspected and no other vehicles were involved.
Emory declined to identify the woman, pending notification of next of kin.
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