UPDATE: The body has been identified as that of Elizabeth Ashley Ward, the Wadmalaw Island woman who left her car running on the Arthur Ravenel Jr. Bridge Saturday morning. Read the full story here.
A member of the Charleston Police Department Harbor Patrol found the body of a woman in the water in front of the USS Yorktown at Patriots Point around 3:15 p.m. today, according to Charleston Police Department spokesman Charles Francis. The coroner has not yet determined the woman’s identity.
Stay tuned for updates.