Coroner: Homeless man drowns in Socastee pond; police investigating

Coroner: Homeless man drowns in Socastee pond; police investigating
(Source: Raycom Media)

HORRY COUNTY, SC (WMBF) – Police are investigating after a homeless man was found floating in a pond near a Socastee shopping center.

According to information from Horry County Deputy Coroner Darris Fowler, 55-year-old David St. Clair was found in the pond near Brave Village Shopping Center around 2 p.m. on Monday.

An autopsy performed Tuesday showed the victim drowned, Fowler said.

He added St. Clair had a long medical history and lived in the area where he was found.

Horry County police are heading the investigation.

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