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Latest Wilson Creek drowning victim identified

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CALDWELL COUNTY, NC (WBTV ) -

Crews found the body of a man who went missing while swimming in Caldwell County, according to officials.

The report came out around 4:30 p.m. Monday from an area on Wilson Creek, which is just northeast of Lenoir.

Witnesses told officials that a man they say could not swim went too deep into the water and was swept away by the current.

Police said the victim is 23-year-old Elder Ortiz Velasquez.

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