Newberry man drowns in Heller's Creek

Newberry man drowns in Heller's Creek

COLUMBIA (WACH) - A man drown today in Heller's Creek just off Broad River in the Pomaria section of Newberry.

Around 1:13 this afternoon police responded to calls made from frantic family members who were swimming in a recreational area. Divers recoovered the body around 4:30 not far from the area in which he was last seen. His identification has not been released but the family is believed to be from Newberry.

An autopsy is scheduled for tomorrow.