- Associated Press - Saturday, June 7, 2014

MONCKS CORNER, S.C. (AP) - Authorities have identified the body of a 21-year-old man recovered from a canal in Berkeley County.

Coroner Bill Salisbury says Mathew Gourdine of St. Stephen was recovered just before 4:30 p.m. on Friday by rescue crews at the Tailrace Canal under the Highway 52 bridge in Moncks Corner.

The death has been ruled as accidental drowning.

Salisbury says that 911 dispatchers had received a call that someone had jumped into the water and had not resurfaced.


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