Michael Christopher Hawkins Has Passed Away – Cause of Death
Town officials have released the names of the father and son who drowned in Oak Island last week.
According to Communications Manager Michael Scott Emory, the victims were Christopher Lewis Hawkins, 50, and Michael Christopher Hawkins, 28, both of Shelby.
Oak Island Police Department responded to a call around 1:45 p.m. on Aug. 18 about two swimmers in distress near the pier located at Trott Street.
According to Tony Young with Oak Island Water Rescue, members of a family had been in water that was not over their heads and were stuck in a rip current.
Christopher Hawkins had been pulled from the water by bystanders. Emergency responders tried to resuscitate him but they were unable to revive him.
Michael Hawkins’ body was recovered in the area after a two-hour search by several emergency agencies.
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We are immensely sad to hear about the passing away of Michael Christopher Hawkins which was made known through several notices that we came across through the social media on August 23, 2021. Our hearts go out to you in your time of sorrow, Someone so special can never be forgotten and will be thinking of you in this moment of pain.
Words fall short of expressing our grief for your loss, as we mourn with the family of Michael Christopher Hawkins for this great loss. We are truly sorry to hear of the loss of this promising being. Please accept our condolences and may our prayers help comfort you. Please receive our heartfelt condolences.
Friends, Family and loved ones are extremely sad and currently grieving as the news of Michael Christopher Hawkins death was made known to the public.
For every start of a journey, there must be an end. The journey of the deceased has sadly come to an end on earth. May peace and comfort find you during this difficult. We are very saddened to hear of your recent loss.
We hope this living tribute will bring comfort to you and your family.
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