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      Missing man found dead in Lake Murray

      A sonar device on the Newberry County Sheriff's Office boat the detected the body in approximately 10 feet of water.

      NEWBERRY CO., SC (WACH) - The body of a missing man was found in Lake Murray.

      The body of a man reported missing was found approximately 12:40 Wednesday in Lake Murray at the Black's Bridge (SC 391). The individual had been reported missing by friends and family members early Wednesday morning. The man's truck was found on the side of the road at the bridge.

      A sonar device on the Newberry County Sheriff's Office boat the detected the body in approximately 10 feet of water.

      Divers from the South Carolina Department of Natural Resources and the Newberry County Water Rescue team, Newberry and Saluda County Sheriff's Offices assisted in the recovery. Newberry County Coroner Craig Newton is on the scene to determine the circumstances around the death. The posting of the identification is being withheld pending notification of family.