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

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.{}{}