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Coroner: Missing 75-year-old man's body found in creek

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BERKELEY, S.C. (WCIV) -- The body of a missing 75-year-old man was found by search crews Monday morning.

According to Coroner Bill Salisbury, Dulas Beaford was reported missing by family member around 8 p.m. Sunday night.

About 50 people from the Berkeley County Rescue Squad, Sheriff's Office, and Jamestown Fire Department searched for him. 

The man's hat was recovered near Savannah Creek and by 12:30 a.m. Sunday they found his body in the creek about a half mile from his house. 

The coroner has listed cause of death as accidental drowning.  

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