LAKE MURRAY, S.C. (WJBF) – The Lexington County Coroner’s Office confirms that a body recovered at Lake Murray is that of 31-year-old Terrance Butler of Edgefield.

Local DNR officers made the recovery around 7:30 a.m. Wednesday near Dreher Island State Park. Coroner Margaret Fisher confirmed Friday that Butler died from drowning.

Butler was reported missing July 31st.

Butler’s niece Tierra said he was on a boat with friends on Lake Murray Sunday when he fell overboard.

Family members say Butler was a loving father who was in the National Guard and worked at the Department of Juvenile Justice.