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Fisherman finds body near Pitt Street Bridge in Mt Pleasant

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Authorities are investigating reports of a body found near Pitt Street Bridge. Authorities are investigating reports of a body found near Pitt Street Bridge.
MOUNT PLEASANT, SC -

Mount Pleasant Police responded to the Pitt Street Bridge Wednesday afternoon after two fishermen found a body floating near the bridge.

According to police when they arrived at the scene the two fishermen were carrying the victim in the water.  Police say the two fishermen tied a rope to the body to prevent it from floating away. 

The fishermen secured the rope to the dock and deputies with the Charleston County Sheriff's Department Marine Unit retrieved the victim's body from the water. 

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