Teen arrested for driving with dead man

September 15, 2009 6:01:40 AM PDT
A North Carolina teen is charged with obstruction of justice after authorities say he spent hours driving around with a dead acquaintance in the car.Tuesday the Star-News of Wilmington reported that 19-year-old Eric Len Henry Jr., of Winnabow, delayed notifying authorities for hours of 23-year-old John Ferguson's death.

A spokesperson with the Brunswick County Sheriff's Office says authorities believe Ferguson died of a drug overdose, but an autopsy to determine the cause of death is pending.

Henry was released from jail on a $500 bond.

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