On August 7, 1968 at approximately 12:05 pm, the body of Patricia Ann Ivey, a 28-year-old white female, was found lying at the edge of the Cape Fear River by a family who was crabbing in the area of the old Ethel Dow Chemical Company off U.S. Highway 421 in Kure Beach, NC. She had been shot. She had last been seen on or about August 5, 1968.
Ms. Ivey resided at 3020 Adams Street, Wilmington, NC at the time of her death. She was born in Duplin County and was the mother of seven children.