Body of 78-year-old Montana man washes up on Caswell Beach

CASWELL BEACH, N.C. -- The body of a Montana man washed up on Caswell Beach early Friday, officials said.

Caswell Beach police said that the body of Jon Eden, 78, of Bozeman, Montana, was found early Friday morning on the Caswell Beach strand.

Officials said that Eden was a frequent visitor to Caswell Beach but had no other known ties to Brunswick County.

The exact cause of Eden's death has yet to be determined.


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