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Police investigating after body found in Cooper River

Source: Raycom Source: Raycom
CHARLESTON, SC (WCSC) -

Detectives are investigating after the Charleston City Fire Department recovered a body Friday in the Cooper River.

At approximately 9:44 a.m., someone approached a Mount Pleasant Police officer and reported a person may have jumped from the Ravenel Bridge, Mount Pleasant Police Inspector Chip Googe said.

Googe said multiple witnesses reported seeing a person jump from the bridge and a Charleston Fire Department boat that responded to the area recovered a body in the vicinity of where the jump was reported. 

The person's identity has not yet been released. 

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