Police call off search for body in Ashley River August 18, 2010 at 6:39 PM EST - Updated June 21 at 5:51 PM WEST ASHLEY, SC (WCSC) - Police have ended a search for a body reportedly floating in the Ashley River Wednesday afternoon. A motorist reported seeing a body near the Westmoreland Bridge around 12:30 p.m. Wednesday. traffic was backed up on the bridge. According to Charleston police, authorities did not find anything and called off the search around 2 p.m. Copyright 2010 WCSC. All rights reserved.