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Man killed in boating accident identified

The victim's family has identified him as 27-year-old Marquille Miller.  (Source: Family photo) The victim's family has identified him as 27-year-old Marquille Miller.  (Source: Family photo)
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SUMTER COUNTY, SC (WIS) -

The South Carolina Department of Natural Resources investigators say the body of a boater who went missing in Sumter County on Tuesday has been recovered.

DNR officials say they received the call around 8:30 p.m. Tuesday about the accident which took place near a Lake Marion boat launch off Packs Landing Road. 

The victim's family and SCDNR have identified him as 27-year-old Marquille Miller, of Dalzell. Miller's body was recovered from the lake around 10:15 a.m.

The SCDNR is leading the investigation. However, Ken Bell of the Sumter County Sheriff's Office did confirm that members of the Sumter County Sheriff's Office dive team were on the scene to assist with the search. 

The SCDNR said the investigation is ongoing. The next of kin have been notified and an autopsy is scheduled for Thursday. 

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