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Body of drowned swimmer found near Edisto Island

EDISTO BEACH, SC (WCSC) - A 19-year-old man is dead after drowning in Edisto Island.

The Colleton County Coroner says James Jordan of Denmark, South Carolina drowned after being knocked down by a wave.

Charleston County Rescue says the incident happened at Edisto Beach in front of the pier around noon Saturday.

Jordan's body was found by officials around 2 p.m.

According to the Colleton County coroner, four people were swimming near the pier when they were knocked down by a wave. Two of them managed to make it out while another was taken to the Medicial University of South Carolina and Jordan did not resurface.

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