Coroner identifies victim of apparent drowning in N. Charleston

Published: Apr. 12, 2022 at 11:28 AM EDT|Updated: Apr. 13, 2022 at 11:22 PM EDT
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NORTH CHARLESTON, S.C. (WCSC) - The Charleston County Coroner’s Office has identified a 39-year-old man as the victim of a Sunday night boating accident in North Charleston.

Camerino Jesus Reyes from Oaxaca, Mexico died just after 5:30 p.m. Sunday, Charleston County Coroner Bobbi Jo O’Neal said. The cause of death is currently pending.

The North Charleston Police Department says they responded to Midland Park Road just before 6 p.m. Sunday where officers located two men lying on top of a capsized paddle boat.

A report states members of the North Charleston Fire Department pulled the men in and were told a third man was on the boat when it capsized.

The Charleston County Dive Team was called to the scene and was able to locate Reyes.

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