Missing hunter found dead

**Update: man found dead identified.

The Georgetown County Sheriff's Office says a man has been found dead after going on a hunting trip in Georgetown County.

Deputies say around 11:30 am Monday, they responded to the report of a missing hunter off of Ten Acre Road outside of Andrews.

Deputies say the man went hunting at 7 am and did not respond to texts or phone calls sent by his friend.

Georgetown County Sheriff's Deputies, South Carolina Department of Natural Resources officers, and the Georgetown County Sheriff's Bloodhound team conducted a search of the area.

Around 4 pm, the man's body was found by searchers in a heavily wooded area.

The cause of death is under investigation.

We're waiting for the man's identity from the Georgetown County Coroners Office.