By Outer Banks Voice on July 3, 2020
At approximately 3:15 am on July 3, the Kitty Hawk Police 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, NC, had entered the ocean with a friend to swim. While in the ocean, they became caught in a rip current and pulled out to sea. The friend lost sight of Mr. Dominetae and was able to return to shore and call for emergency assistance.
After an extensive search of the area by rescue personnel, his body was discovered several hours after the incident in the area where he was last seen. We ask that you keep his family in your thoughts and prayers during this difficult time.