Investigation underway after body found in marsh in Beaufort County

November 1, 2019 at 10:58 AM EDT - Updated November 1 at 11:19 AM

BEAUFORT CO., Ga. (WTOC) - The Beaufort County Sheriff’s Office is investigating after a body was found in a marsh Friday morning.

The Sheriff’s Office says deputies and Beaufort County EMS responded to the Grays Hill Boat Landing around 8:50 a.m. regarding an unresponsive male in the marsh. Upon arrival, EMS confirmed that the male was deceased.

A forensic autopsy will be scheduled at the Medical University of South Carolina by the Beaufort County Coroner’s Office, according to BCSO.

The Sheriff’s Office is asking anyone with information on the male’s death to call dispatch at 843-524-2777.

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