Officials recover body from Wando River in Mount Pleasant

Authorities recovered a body Tuesday from the Wando River behind the Rivertowne community in Mount Pleasant, according to officials.

The call came in just after 6 p.m. and Mount Pleasant police, along with the Charleston County Sheriff’s Office and Emergency Medical Services, are working the incident off Hartfords Bluff Lane, dispatch said.

Mount Pleasant police Inspector Chip Googe confirmed the discovery, but said more information would likely come from the Charleston County Coroner’s Office.

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