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Authorities have identified a woman whose body was found in the Ashley River near The Battery last week. 

Renee Monique Brown, 48, of James Island, died on Wednesday, according to the Charleston County Coroner's Office. Her cause of death is under investigation. 

Charleston police were called shortly before 7:30 a.m. that day to the scene and pulled Brown's body from the water. 

Further information was not available on Monday. 

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Gregory Yee covers breaking news and public safety. He's a native Angeleno and previously covered crime and courts for the Press-Telegram in Long Beach, CA. He studied journalism and Spanish literature at the University of California, Irvine.