Officials recover body where Johns Island man was reported missing

William Todd Long

Officials recovered a body Thursday night from a pond on James Island where a man was reported missing, according to the Charleston County Sheriff’s Office.

The body was found just after 9:15 p.m. on Mary Ann Point Road, where 45-year-old William Todd Long was reported missing after not returning home Wednesday night from a hunting outing. The Charleston County Coroner’s Office has not yet confirmed if the body found is Long.

A relative reported Long missing and said family and friends were worried about his health and safety, according to the Sheriff’s Office.

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