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Posted on: July 31, 2023

[ARCHIVED] Gaston County Police Locate Missing Woman in Lake Wylie

On Saturday, July 29th, 2023 at about 6:20pm the Gaston County Police responded to a residence in the 2700 block of Lakefront Dr. Belmont, NC in reference to a missing person. Brianne Maurine Fry, age 26, was reported missing by family members.  Fry was last seen about 2:00am on Friday, July 28, 2023.

On Sunday, July 30, 2023 a search of the area around Fry’s residence was conducted.  After an extensive search throughout the day, detectives with the Criminal Investigations Unit located Fry’s body in Lake Wylie at about 7:45pm. No foul play is suspected at this time.

The Gaston County Police want to extend their gratitude to all of our public safety partners that assisted in the search:

  • Gaston Emergency Medical Service
  • Gaston County Emergency Management Office
  • South Point Volunteer Fire Department
  • Charlotte Fire Department
  • North Carolina State Bureau of Investigation

Anyone with information about the investigation is asked to contact Detective H. King with the Gaston County Police at 704-866-3320.  There is no further information available at this time.

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