Vehicle In Lake Hartwell

Body Found Inside

Anne Robards
February 25, 2020 - 8:48 am
Body found in car in Lake Hartwell.  The view of Lake Hartwell from an Airbnb off Highway 24 in Townville. Lake Hartwell

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A body was found in the water at Lake Hartwell on Monday afternoon.

Sergeant Foster with the Anderson County Sheriff's Office says the scene is at the Honea Path Park boat ramp.

The Anderson County Sheriff's Office Marine patrol found the vehicle and requested divers enter the water for confirmation and retrieval efforts.

During that process, divers located a single person that was confirmed deceased inside the vehicle.

Through the investigation they determined that the person found had been recently listed as missing.

No foul play is suspected.  The coroner has not yet released the name of the deceased.

 

Official News Release from ACSO:

 Anderson, SC (24 February 2020, 4:30 p.m. EDT) – On February 24, 2020 at approximately 3:00pm, deputies with the Anderson County Sheriff’s Office located a vehicle in the lake near the Honea Path Park Boat Ramp.

ACSO Marine patrol located the vehicle and requested divers enter the water for confirmation and to being retrieval efforts. 

During this process, divers located a single person inside the vehicle that is deceased. 

Through this investigation it was determined that the deceased had been recently listed as a missing person. 

The investigation is ongoing at this time.

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