ANDERSON COUNTY, S.C. (WSPA) – A body was found Friday morning in Lake Hartwell.
According to the Anderson County Sheriff’s Office, the body was found in the water close to Darwin Wright Park.
The Anderson County Coroner’s Office said the victim was a man who had possibly been in the water for a day or two.
The coroner identified the man as 37-year-old Allen Russell Abbott of Carnesville, Georgia.
Abbott’s cause of death was ruled to be drowning while his manner of death appeared to be suicide, according to the coroner.
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