Body of missing South Carolina college student found in pond

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Posted: Jul 10, 2017 1:14 PM

LANCASTER, S.C. (AP) — The body of a South Carolina college student who was reported missing has been found.

Lancaster County Sheriff's Office spokesman Doug Barfield says the body of 22-year-old Jerell White was found in a Lancaster County pond Saturday morning. White was a student at Benedict College in Columbia. He was last seen in that area about 1 a.m. July 5 after he left a Fourth of July party.

News outlets report an autopsy will be done to determine White's cause of death. The State Law Enforcement Division is assisting with the investigation.

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This story has been edited to correct the spelling of Jerell.