Identity of body found in Broad River released

Published: May. 29, 2016 at 4:44 PM EDT|Updated: May. 30, 2016 at 8:15 PM EDT
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COLUMBIA, SC (WIS) - The Richland County Coroner has released the identity of the body found in the Broad River on Saturday.

According to Gary Watts, the body of 37-year-old Lindsay Kellam McKay was recovered around 3:30 a.m. Sunday. An autopsy indicated that McKay died from drowning.

Deputies were called to a boat ramp on Broad River Road near I-20 late Saturday night. Columbia Fire and Rescue was called to retrieve the woman's body from the water.

The Sheriff's Department says this is an ongoing investigation and says it will release new information as it becomes available.

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