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The Georgetown County Sheriff's Office is investigating the discovery of a man's body found in the Black River.

The body of a black male was discovered around 12:15 p.m. Saturday, March 11. Deputies responded to Col. Cole Road in reference to "an unresponsive male located in the Black River.

Emergency staff transported the male to Tidelands Georgetown Memorial Hospital. The man's identity is not known.

More details were not immediately available, but, when possible, this story will be updated.