In this 2008 file photo, a 21-year-old man leaps from the 45-foot ledge into the pool at Elk Falls on the Elk River in
Avery  County. The U.S. Forest Service urged people to avoid the falls on Memorial Day weekend, 2018, as treacherous waters forced a  search for a body to be suspended last week. A body believed to be that of 26-year-old Thomas McCardle Jr. surfaced on Wednesday, the sheriff's office said.
In this 2008 file photo, a 21-year-old man leaps from the 45-foot ledge into the pool at Elk Falls on the Elk River in Avery County. The U.S. Forest Service urged people to avoid the falls on Memorial Day weekend, 2018, as treacherous waters forced a search for a body to be suspended last week. A body believed to be that of 26-year-old Thomas McCardle Jr. surfaced on Wednesday, the sheriff's office said. The (Raleigh) News & Observer
In this 2008 file photo, a 21-year-old man leaps from the 45-foot ledge into the pool at Elk Falls on the Elk River in Avery County. The U.S. Forest Service urged people to avoid the falls on Memorial Day weekend, 2018, as treacherous waters forced a search for a body to be suspended last week. A body believed to be that of 26-year-old Thomas McCardle Jr. surfaced on Wednesday, the sheriff's office said. The (Raleigh) News & Observer

A man drowned at this popular NC waterfall. Three days later, his body’s still there.

May 23, 2018 06:25 PM