Body found on Kiawah Island identified as Pennsylvania man

CHARLESTON, SC (WCSC) - Authorities say they have identified a body that was found on Kiawah Island as a Pennsylvania man.

The Charleston County Coroner's Office says they have identified the man as 23-year-old Timothy Joseph Turano.

After developing a composite sketch of the deceased and asking the public for help Coroner Rae Wooten says the man was identified. The coroner says thanks to all of the calls from the public one of the leads helped identify the victim through dental records.

The body washed ashore on Kiawah Island last Thursday. Just before noon on Thursday, crews responded to the Sol Legare boat landing on James Island.

The body was recovered on the Kiawah side of the Kiawah River.

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