Sheriff Neil Godfrey released the identity of a man found in a Carthage pond.

Dustin Williamson’s body was found in a pond off of Union Church Road near Lynch Road Sunday afternoon. 

Godfrey said the official cause of death has not been released yet; however, they believe it was a drowning.  Williamson, 27, was last seen Aug. 10.

According to Williamson’s social media account, Williamson graduated from Union Pines High School in 2009 and worked as an electrical contractor.  His intro states, “Just a simple country boy who loves his God, family and dog don’t mistake my kindness for weakness.”

Authorities said the body may have been in the pond for several days.


Feature photo is from Dustin Williamson’s social media account.



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