DNR: 39-year-old North Augusta fisherman's body found in Stevens Creek

Published: Nov. 29, 2019 at 10:08 AM EST
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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.

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