CHARLESTON, SC (WCSC) - Lowcountry law enforcement investigating a severed foot found skeletal remains near the Citadel Wednesday morning.
Officials with the Charleston Police Department say their department's harbor patrol and Charleston County sheriff's deputies were searching a marsh area of The Citadel when they found what appeared to be skeletal remains.
It is not yet clear whether the remains found Wednesday are part of the same case involving a severed foot found nine days earlier.
"They began the search at 10:30 a.m. this morning and the remains were found about 11:30 a.m.," CPD officials said.
"The search was being done in reference to a human right foot found May 1, 2017, encased in an Adidas shoe at the Charleston City Marina," Charleston police officials confirmed Wednesday afternoon.
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Crews with the Charleston County Coroner's Office were called to the scene and removed the remains from the location.
Officers were also seen blocking off a nearby area of land at the end of Dunnemann Avenue in connection to the case.
A photographer who took pictures of the investigation reported he saw emergency crews next to the school's drill area.