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Teen accused of driving around with a dead body

Posted by Debra Worley - email

BRUNSWICK COUNTY, NC (WECT) - A Brunswick County teenager is facing charges accused of driving around with a dead body in his car.

According to the Brunswick County Sheriff's Office, 19-year-old Eric Henry Jr. drove around with the body of John Ferguson last week for a couple hours before calling authorities.

Deputies believe Ferguson may have died of a drug overdose, but are waiting for autopsy results.

Henry was released from jail on a $500 bond.

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