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Coast Guard: possible body seen floating near Breach Inlet

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Authorities near Breach Inlet Sunday afternoon Authorities near Breach Inlet Sunday afternoon
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SULLIVANS ISLAND, SC -

A search is underway on Sullivans Island Sunday afternoon for body seen floating in the water.

Officials with the U.S. Coast Guard said a boater called around 5:00 p.m. Sunday after seeing a body floating in the water near Breach Inlet.

Officials from the Charleston County Sheriff's Office Marine Patrol, Isle of Palms, Sullivan's Island and Charleston County Volunteer Rescue searched the area from Breach Inlet to Station Three on Sullivans Island until 8:00 p.m. Sunday.

The U.S. Coast Guard is continuing to search the area using boats and a helicopter. Officials tell News 2 the search could last through the night and into Monday morning

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