Body found in Lake Wylie in York County

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YORK COUNTY, SC (FOX 46 WJZY) — A body was found floating in Lake Wylie early Sunday, according to the S.C. Dept. of Natural Resources. 

Officers with DNR say they received a call around 8 A.M. from the York County Sheriff’s Office regarding an abandoned boat that was found in the water off of Brandt Rd. near the Big Allison Creek boat landing. A 66-year-old man was found floating in the water near the boat. 

Officials say they received a call early Sunday about the overdue boater but after a three-hour search was conducted the boater was not located. Officials say it appears the boater died of natural causes but an autopsy and investigation is being conducted. 

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