Medical Examiner ID's body found by fisherman

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A fisherman found the body of a man floating in the water behind the BP Station on Highway 74 at I-95 in a canal near Lumberton, according to Robeson County Sheriff Burnis Wilkins.

Wilkins said the body has been sent to the Raleigh Medical Examiner's Office.

Wednesday, the body was identified as Jon Eric Morris, 54, of Jacksonville, Alabama, authorities say.

Morris' cause of death is still being investigated.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Major Damien McLean or Lt. Brandon Patterson at (910) 671-3100.”

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