Charleston Co. Coroner's Office identifies body recovered in Shem Creek

VIDEO: Body found in Shem Creek

MOUNT PLEASANT, SC (WCSC) - The Charleston County Coroner's Office has identified a body which was recovered from Shem Creek on Monday.

Authorities say the body has been identified as 46-year-old Douglas Emery Jr.

The cause and manner of death is still under investigation.

The body was spotted near the mouth of the Shem Creek, and a concerned citizen notified police, according to Mount Pleasant Police Inspector Chip Googe.

The body had been found some time before 10:30 a.m. on Monday.

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