A body found in a building near the Edisto River in Dorchester County Friday was a Moncks Corner man who had been reported missing, according to the coroner's office.

Dorchester County Coroner Chris Nisbet identified him as Drew Mitsuo Shumway, 24, of St. Johns Bethel Street.

Sheriff's deputies were called to the scene about 1:40 p.m. Friday. They said it was off S.C. Highway 61 about a mile from the river.

Nisbet did not say how long the man had been missing or how long he might have been dead. An autopsy to scheduled for Monday.

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