Body of missing 6-year-old recovered from Edisto River
COLLETON COUNTY, S.C. (WCSC) - Officials say the body of a missing child was recovered in a Lowcountry river.
The South Carolina Department of Natural Resources said the body of a 6-year-old girl was recovered in the Edisto River at 5:05 p.m.
The department says the recovery was made by South Carolina Department of Natural Resources and Colleton County divers.
Crews continued the search through Monday and Tuesday.
The Colleton County Coroner’s Office has not yet released the name of the child.
EDITOR’S NOTE: The Colleton County Coroner’s Office confirmed the child was 6 years old, not 5 as agencies originally reported.
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