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Charleston County sheriff's deputies are investigating after a body was found in the water near Patriots Point on Monday. 

The male whose body was recovered has not yet been publicly identified. Capt. Roger Antonio, a Sheriff's Office spokesman, said detectives and forensic investigators are investigating the death. 

The Charleston County Coroner's Office is working with the Sheriff's Office. 

Further information was not available Monday. 

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Michael Majchrowicz is a reporter covering crime and public safety. He previously wrote about courts for the Daily Hampshire Gazette in Northampton, Massachusetts. A Hoosier native, he graduated from Indiana University with a degree in journalism.