Stephen O'Rork, From Greensboro, Drowned Off Topsail Beach

12:22 PM, Jun 24, 2013   |    comments
  • Share
  • Print
  • - A A A +

Topsail Beach, NC -- Police have released the name of a Greensboro man who drowned off Topsail Beach Saturday.

Police Chief Samuel Gervase told WFMY News 2 the man was 36-year-old Stephen O'Rork.

Investigators said O'Rork told his wife he was going for a swim Saturday morning, and his body was found near a pier about 500 feet away from where he entered he ocean several hours later.

Authorities say rip currents were heavy in the area Saturday, and they suspect the man got caught in one.

Gervase told WFMY that O'Rork and his wife were on vacation.

Most Watched Videos