Body discovered underneath Wappoo Bridge

WEST ASHLEY, SC (WCSC) - Authorities say a body has been located under the Wappoo Bridge in West Ashley.

Charleston police say two people were under the Wappoo Bridge to eat lunch when they discovered a female body underneath the bridge near a support beam.

The two then called police around 12:30 p.m.

Earlier reports by Charleston County dispatch officials stated that the body washed ashore, but police later reported that the body was not in the water.

Authorities say they are treating the death as a suicide.

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