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CrimeFormer Greensboro Valedictorian Dies After Being Pulled From Eno River

18:35  21 may  2019
18:35  21 may  2019 Source:   wfmynews2.com

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A Greensboro man and UNC student died after being rescued from the water at Eno River State Park last week.

Karriem Eric Jenkins, 20, was swimming in the Eno River on May 15 when Durham Police received a distress call. He was taken to the hospital where life-saving measures were taken, police said.

Jenkins, who went by Eric, was the Valedictorian at the Middle College at NC A&T in 2016.

Jenkins was a UNC student from August 2016 to April 2019, the university confirmed. He was studying biology.

The call came in just after 3 p.m. on May 15, according to an incident report. He died Thursday morning.

A funeral service for Jenkins will be held Tuesday at 1 p.m. at Perry Brown Funeral Home.

The circumstances around Jenkins' death are not known at this time.

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