Va. man reported missing found dead near Frisco campground

By on August 11, 2014

The body of a Virginia man reported missing Saturday was found in the water this morning near the Frisco Woods Campground.

Dare County communications received the report at 10:42 p.m. that the man could not be found after he disappeared from the campground, a Sheriff’s Office statement said.

Deputies and National Park Service rangers were given information to try to locate Ronald Jessen. The Island Free Press reported he was a 57-year-old resident of Gloucester, Virginia.

Dare communications received a call at 9:42 a.m. today that the body had been found, the statement said.

The medical examiner has not said what caused the death or the circumstances, the statement said.

Cover photo: The body was found in the Pamlico Sound off Frisco Woods Campground. (Sam Walker)




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