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Body Found In Lake Hartwell ID'd To Be Missing Person

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CLEMSON, S.C. -

Clemson City Police are investigating after a body found in Lake Hartwell was identified as a missing person reported earlier Tuesday afternoon. 

A press release from the police states that a 50 year old male was reported missing around 1:30PM Tuesday. The man was last seen Monday walking near the 123/76 bridge. 

Around 5:30PM Tuesday, police received a 911 call about a person in the water near the 123/76 bridge. 

Once officials arrived, they determined the body to be that of the missing person. He was pronounced dead at the scene by the coroner.

In a release, Pickens County Coroner Kandy Kell said the name of the victim was James Davis of Clemson. 

The 911 call came from a family member looking for Davis near a frequented fishing spot. 

The cause of death is still under investigation. 

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