Authorities: Water rescue called off; likely was a turtle

Apparently, it was a sea turtle bobbing to the surface between Folly Beach and Kiawah Island and not a body.

The water rescue has been called off, authorities said.

The Charleston County Sheriff’s Office sent a crew but called it back.

“Our Marine Unit has called of the search for a possible body in the water,” said Maj. Watson, sheriff’s spokesman. “Is believed to have been a sea turtle surfacing.