Fisherman’s body found on Lake Murray

Published: Nov. 22, 2020 at 12:17 PM EST
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AUGUSTA, Ga. (WRDW/WAGT) - Authorities are investigating a death of a fisherman found on the shoreline of Lake Murray in Saluda County.

The fisherman was identified as Daniel G. Watts, 79, of Lexington County. His body was found Saturday near his capsized kayak by a passing boater near Black’s Bridge in Saluda County.

His death is being investigated by the Saluda County Coroner’s Office, the South Carolina Department of Natural Resources and the Saluda County Sheriff’s Office.

An autopsy is being performed later this week.

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