Emergency Crews Recover Body From River

UPDATE: The Richland County Sheriff's Department dive team recovered the body of a male at around 7:30 p.m. Saturday evening, according to Capt. Chris Cowan.

ORIGINAL STORY:

Columbia, SC (WLTX) - Emergency crews are actively searching for a possible drowning victim off of River Road.

The Department of Natural Resources says they are looking for a 49-year-old man that was last seen in the Broad River.

They say this occurred while a group of people were swimming.

The Richland County Sheriff's Department and Columbia Fire Department are assisting with search.


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