Human remains found on Jones Island possibly identified

Source: WTOC
Source: WTOC
Published: Sep. 20, 2022 at 8:56 PM EDT|Updated: Sep. 21, 2022 at 10:38 AM EDT
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JASPER COUNTY, S.C. WTOC) - Police believe the remains of a man missing since May have been found washed ashore on Jones Island in the Savannah River.

According to the Jasper County Sheriff’s Office, human remains were found on the island only accessible by boat on Tuesday, Sept. 20.

The Tybee Island Police Department states that the Jasper County Sheriff’s Office contacted them after the remains were discovered on Jones Island.

Among the remains were personal items belonging to 44-year-old Corey Joseph White, including a wallet, cash and identification belonging to White. He was reported missing in early May of this year.

According to the Jasper County Sheriff’s Office, those remains will be sent for autopsy and positive identification.

This remains an active investigation.

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