Body of missing boater found at Bonneau Beach identified

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Updated: Aug. 23, 2020 at 9:39 AM EDT
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BERKELEY COUNTY, S.C. (WCSC) - The Berkeley County Sheriff’s Office has identified the body that has been found in the search for a missing boater on Bonneau Beach Saturday.

Ethan Thomas, 22, was found around 2:38 p.m. and recovered by the Berkeley County Sheriff’s Office dive team.

The Berkeley County Coroner’s Office says that a boat sank with four passengers sank at 3:30 a.m. Saturday. Three of the four passengers have been accounted for and are safe.

Chief Deputy Baker with the BCSO says the South Carolina Department of Natural Resources is the lead agency.

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