Officials, family search for man who never returned from NC fishing trip
ALEXANDER COUNTY, N.C. — Emergency agencies are searching for a man who officials said never returned from a North Carolina fishing trip, according to WSOC-TV.
Chong Va Lee was reported missing by his family after failing to return from a fishing trip near Oxford Dam on the Catawba River, according to Alexander County officials.
Family members started searching for him around 10:30 p.m. Saturday and continued until around 3:30 a.m. Sunday.
Authorities said Lee’s truck and canoe were found just east of the Oxford Dam.
Lee is a 55-year-old Asian man with black hair and brown eyes. He weighs 150 pounds.
Anyone with any information on Lee’s whereabouts can call the Alexander County Communications Center at (828) 632-2911.