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Body of man, 47, pulled from Lake Marion

CLARENDON COUNTY, SC (WIS) -

Clarendon County officials and the state Department of Natural Resources are investigating after the body of a man was pulled from Lake Marion on Sunday.

According to Clarendon County Coroner Bucky Mock, the body of 47-year-old Joseph Cutter was pulled from the lake late Sunday. Mock said investigators received a phone call about the incident around 4 p.m. 

Cutter's body was recovered near the Highway 301 bridge. Friends said they had seen Cutter jump from the U.S. 301 bridge into the water and he did not resurface.

The body was found near the bridge which is parallel to a bridge over Interstate 95.

Mock says an autopsy has been scheduled for Tuesday. He said the water is relatively shallow at the bridge.

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