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The Charleston County Coroner's Office is asking for the public's help identifying the body of a man found Monday morning in the Cooper River. 

Marine patrol deputies with the Charleston County Sheriff's Office recovered the body at 9:50 a.m. in the area of Castle Pinckney and Patriots Point. 

Officials with the Coroner's Office described the individual as a young adult black male, about 6 feet tall and 165 pounds. 

Authorities have not said how the man died. 

Anyone with information about the man's identity is asked to call the Coroner's Office at 843-746-4030.

Reach Angie Jackson at 843-937-5705. Follow her on Twitter at @angiejackson23

Angie Jackson covers crime and breaking news for The Post and Courier. She previously covered the same beat for the Grand Rapids Press and MLive.com in Michigan. When she’s not reporting, Angie enjoys teaching yoga and exploring the outdoors.