Body found in Beaufort Co. river identified

BEAUFORT COUNTY, SC (WCSC) - Authorities say a body recovered by a creek in Beaufort County on Memorial Day is that of a Hampton woman reported missing five days earlier.

The woman was identified as 34-year-old Masako Miller. Beaufort County Coroner Ed Allen says dental records were used to identify Miller. A cause of death has not been determined.

Police say she was last seen late the night of May 25 at her home in Hampton.

The father of two of Miller's children is in jail on a misdemeanor charge after investigators found him with one of her credit cards. He has not been identified as a suspect.

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