MARION COUNTY, SC (WMBF) – The South Carolina Department of Natural Resources and the Marion County Sheriff's Department responded to a report of a possible drowning Sunday afternoon.
Sheriff Brian Wallace confirms one victim was found in the water off Highway 378 in Woodberry.
The victim has been identified as 76-year-old Lavern Hewitt, from Marion, according to Coroner Jerry Richardson.
The call originated as a drowning, but an autopsy is scheduled for Tuesday to confirm the cause of death.
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