Monday Morning Drowning; Victim Identified

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The Newberry County Coroner’s Office, along with Department of Natural Resources, are investigating a drowning incident that occurred in the Prosperity area of Newberry County. The call was received by 911 Communications at approximately 11:15 am on Monday, April 25.

Coroner Laura Kneece has identified Edgar Hofe, 78, of Gettysburg, Pennsylvania as the victim in this incident. An autopsy is scheduled for this week.

This incident remains under investigation by the Newberry County Coroner’s Office and the SC Department of Natural Resources.