Officers investigate after deceased body washes ashore on Isle of Palms

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ISLE OF PALMS, S.C. (WCBD) – Officers say a deceased body washed up on the Front Beach area of Isle of Palms today.

They say the call originally came in as a drowning but, when they arrived, it was determined the body was associated with an incident on Sullivan’s Island.

According to Sullivan’s Island Town Administrator Andy Benke, the incident that is connected to the body was a missing person case from last night, where officers were searching for a missing male around the same area.

The Charleston County Coroner’s Office is investigating.

Count on 2 for more updates when they’re made available.

Helicopter flying over Front Beach

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