Body found in search of missing diver in Berkeley County

Body found in search of missing diver in Berkeley County
The Berkeley County Sheriff’s Office has suspended their search for a missing diver after a body was located in the Cooper River Saturday afternoon. (Source: Live 5 News)

CHARLESTON, S.C. (WCSC) - The Berkeley County Sheriff’s Office has suspended their search for a missing diver after a body was located in the Cooper River Saturday afternoon.

The Department of Natural Resources found a body just after 1:30 p.m.

On Friday afternoon, Berkeley County dispatch received an emergency call from a woman who was asking for assistance with a missing diver, according to a release by the Berkeley County Sheriff’s Office.

According to the caller, a group of friends went diving at the Cypress Gardens Boat Landing. The woman called dispatch after a diver did not resurface during their dive.

The identity of the body has not yet been released.

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