Police: Male body pulled from water off Ripley's Point

Published: Mar. 19, 2014 at 2:10 PM EDT|Updated: Mar. 19, 2014 at 4:07 PM EDT
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CHARLESTON, SC (WCSC) - Officials say a male body spotted floating in the water at Ripley's Point Wednesday morning has been recovered.

The Charleston Police Department and the Charleston Fire Department both responded to Ripley's Point in West Ashley Wednesday after receiving a call that a body was floating in the water.

According to police department spokesperson Charleston Francis, a person was walking along the dock when they spotted the body floating between a boat and the dock around 9:30 a.m.

Francis says the dock will be closed during the investigation, and the Charleston County coroner is on the way to the scene.

Live 5 News will have more information as details become available.

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