Man drowns in Congaree River near Columbia
May 11, 2011 10:08:00 PM - thestate.com
A young man in his late teens to early 20's drowned in the Congaree River Wednesday afternoon.
According to Richland County Coroner Gary Watts, the victim was with other people when he went into the water and failed to resurface. While the cause of death appears to be drowning, a final determination won't be made until the autopsy is conducted Thursday, Watts said.
Identification of the man is pending notification of next of kin.
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