LANCASTER, S.C. — 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.


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

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