HILTON HEAD ISLAND, S.C. (AP) -- Beaufort County sheriff's deputies are investigating the discovery of a body in a marsh on the north end of Hilton Head Island over the weekend.

Authorities say a fisherman contacted deputies Saturday evening saying he saw the body of a man in the marsh. The body has been taken to the Medical University of South Carolina in Charleston for an autopsy.

No identification has been released. The cause of death is under investigation.

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