Police investigating after body washes ashore Isle of Palms beach in SC

Police investigating after body washes ashore Isle of Palms beach in SC
(WCIV)

ISLE OF PALMS, S.C. — Police are investigating after a body washed ashore on the Isle of Palms beach Saturday afternoon, WCIV reported.

Officers were initially called to the scene at around 12:30 p.m. for a reported swimmer who had drowned, according to Isle of Palms police Chief Kevin Cornett.

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Once authorities got to the scene, they determined the person was already dead. Police said they don’t believe it was a drowning that happened Saturday.

Officials said the body was found on the front beach. The victim’s identity has not been released at this point.

This is an ongoing investigation.

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