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Remains found in car pulled from NC lake, man missing for 43 years

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CALDWELL COUNTY, N.C. — Human remains were found inside a car that was pulled from Lake Rhodhiss in Caldwell County on Tuesday.

North Catawba Fire and Rescue crews recovered the vehicle from the lake at the boat access on Waterworks Road.

A dive team found the 1968 Pontiac Catalina in about 30 feet of water. The car matched the description of the vehicle belonging to a man who was reported missing to the Caldwell County Sheriff’s Office on Feb. 19, 1972.

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