Stephens County Coroner identifies Lake Hartwell drowning victim

Stephens County Coroner Chris Stephens has confirmed that one person is dead after drowning in Lake Hartwell on Sunday.

According to Stephens, Stephens County 911 received the call around 1:34 p.m. regarding a possible drowning.

Multiple agencies from Stephens and Oconee counties responded to the scene and recovered the body around 3:20 p.m.

The victim has been identified as 19-month-old Charlotte Elizabeth Scott.

The body has been sent to the GBI Medical Examiner’s Office in Atlanta for autopsy.

Stephens County Sheriff’s Office and the Stephens County Coroner’s Office are investigating the incident.

WNEG News will continue to follow this story and bring you updates as they become available.