Coroner identifies fisherman found in Cooper River - | WBTV Charlotte

Coroner identifies fisherman found in Cooper River

Crews recovered a body near Goose Creek Sunday. Crews recovered a body near Goose Creek Sunday.
GOOSE CREEK, SC (WCSC) -

The Berkeley County Coroner has identified a body recovered near Bushy Park in Berkeley County. 

Van Ho, 37, was identified after being found floating in the Cooper River by another fisherman, according to Berkeley County Coroner Bill Salisbury. 

Ho was reported missing on Saturday following a crabbing trip, Salisbury said. 

A Coast Guard helicopter found the fisherman's boat in the marsh late Saturday afternoon, Salisbury said.

Ho's death was ruled as an accidental drowning. 

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