DNR: 39-year-old North Augusta fisherman's body found in Stevens Creek
Friday, Nov. 29, 2019
EDGEFIELD COUNTY, SC (WRDW/WAGT) -- South Carolina Department of Natural Resources officials say a body has been found at Stevens Creek Landing in Edgefield County.
Officials say the man, identified by the Edgefield County Coroner's Office as 39-year-old Andre Johnson, was fishing in a boat around 5 p.m. Thursday when he fell into the water.
A witness saw Johnson attempting to swim to shore and called 911.
Johnson's boat was recovered, DNR officials said, but he was not located until Friday around 8:50 a.m. He was not wearing a life jacket.
More on this story as it develops.