Man drowns after jumping from Tailrace Canal
BERKELEY COUNTY, S.C. (WCIV) -- A man drowned Friday afternoon after jumping from the Tailrace Canal in Moncks Corner.
According to Coroner Bill Salisbury, 21-year-old Mathew Gourdine, of St. Stephen, jumped off the canal under the Highway 52 bridge shortly after 3 p.m. and did not surface.
Rescue crews were called to the scene and about an hour later, they found Gourdine's body.
His death has been ruled an accident, Salisbury said.?