Body of Missing 11-Year-Old Recovered by Divers

The body of an 11-year-old child was recovered over the weekend. Saturday evening, police received a call regarding a missing child who was last seen playing in floodwater in the Elim Community in Florence County. The Howe Springs Fire Department and South Lynch’s Fire Department led the search, with the Florence County Sheriff’s Office and dive teams from the South Carolina Department of Natural Resources assisting. The child’s body was found in the water and recovered by divers yesterday around 2 PM.