Coroner Identifies Broad River Drowning Victim

Columbia, SC (WLTX) -- The Richland County Coroner's Office released the name of the victim who drowned Saturday in the Broad River.

Coroner Gary Watts said 30-year-old Nathaniel David King of Columbia died at the scene.

Watts said that they recovered King's body in the Broad River near Bentley Court at River Drive Saturday afternoon.

Previous Coverage: Emergency Crews Recover Body from River

An autopsy conducted Sunday morning confirmed the cause of death as asphyxiation due to drowning.


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