The Spartanburg County Sheriff's Office and local fire departments responded to a call Wednesday morning where a vehicle was discovered along with other evidence of a missing person.
Thursday the Sheriff's Office dive team along with the Converse Fire Department discovered a body in an area downstream from the vehicle behind the Pacolet Amphitheater.
The coroner identified the man as 44-year-old Jesse Frank Gates of Spartanburg. The autopsy did not reveal any evidence of trauma, the coroner said.
A toxicology test will be performed due to evidence discovered by the sheriff's office, the coroner said.
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