Man whose body was pulled from Cape Fear River in August identified

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Monday, September 13, 2021
Body pulled from Cape Fear River in Fayetteville
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A boater saw a body floating in the Cape Fear River on Tuesday night.

FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. (WTVD) -- A man whose body was pulled from the Cape Fear River in July has been identified by police.

On Monday, police identified the man as 46-year-old Gregory Sova of Fort Bragg Road.

The man's body was found by a boater on August 10 near the Person Street Bridge.

A black Ford Mustang was found near the location of the body, with the keys still inside.

Detectives are still awaiting results from the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner.