MT. PLEASANT, SC (WCSC) - Officials with the Charleston County Coroner's Office say the body found miles off the coast of Isle of Palms Tuesday is that of 36-year-old Ron Fowler, reported missing in late April.
Officials say autopsy results are still pending.
A boater found Fowler's body two to three miles offshore around 1 p.m. Tuesday. The boater then contacted the Coast Guard. Crews from the sheriff's office, DNR, Coast Guard and the Charleston County Coroner's office responded and recovered the body at 3:30 p.m.
Fowler was reported missing by his girlfriend on Apr. 23. His boat was found overturned 16 miles from shore the next day.