Coroner: Lake Carolina Boater Drowned

1:15 PM, Dec 1, 2013   |    comments
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Columbia, SC (WLTX)- Emergency Crews have recovered the body of a man who went missing Saturday Morning near Lake Carolina.

According to Columbia Fire Department Public Information Officer and The Department Of Natural Resources, Clyde Williams, 43, of Deer Harbour Court was missing... just after 11 am Saturday his overturned boat was found on Lake Carolina.

Williams was said to be out fishing. Emergency Crews searched for hours until the body was recovered just after 1:30 pm. He was found within a hundred yards of the anchored fishing boat.

The autopsy determined Williams died due to asphyxiation due to drowning.

Department of Natural Resources and The Richland County Coroner continue to investigate. 

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