One person found dead after boat capsizes in Berkeley County

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BERKELEY COUNTY, S.C. (WCBD) – The Berkeley County Sheriff’s Office (BCSO) says they are assisting the South Carolina Department of Natural Resources (SCDNR) in their search for a missing boater on Bonneau Beach.

SCDNR officials say they received a call about a capsized vessel with four people on board.

Within an hour of the call, three of the four people were found safe.

The fourth person was found dead at around 2:38 pm.

The Coast Guard, BCSO, SCDNR and local fire departments all responded to the call.

The identity of the deceased is not being released at this time.

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