Human Remains Found Near Ravenel Bridge Have Been Identified

MOUNT PLEASANT, S.C. (AP) – Remains found underneath the Ravenel Bridge have been identified as a missing man from Hanahan.

The remains were discovered on Friday. The Charleston County Coroner’s Office tells local media outlets that they were identified on Saturday as 47-year-old John Michael Leo.

Authorities say Leo was last seen around 1:20 a.m. July 2 when he was dropped off near a hotel at Patriot’s Point.

The coroner’s office says it will take several weeks to determine how Leo died. Charleston police are investigating.

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