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Coroner identifies body floating near Sullivan's Island

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The Charleston County Coroner has identified the body found floating in the water near Fort Sumter Friday morning.

The Coroner's office says Clinton Wade, 46, of Mount Pleasant was the body boaters found around 6:30 a.m.  The Charleston County Sheriffs Office, Sullivans Fire and Rescue and other crews were on the scene.

Wade's official cause of death is drowning. Authorities are still investigating the incident, but say nothing is suspicious.

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