AUGUSTA, Ga. (WJBF) – An investigation is underway after a body has been found in the Savannah River.

Around 7:15 p.m. Saturday, a black male, later identified as Brandon Alexander Mathis, 27, of Augusta, was found floating near the Augusta Riverwalk Marina on 5th Street.

Mathis was reported missing to the Sheriff’s Department.  

His body will be sent to the GBI Lab for an autopsy.

Richmond County Coroner Mark Bowen tells NewsChannel 6 he’s unsure how long that process could take.