Police: Vehicle submerged in Carolina Forest pond linked to missing man case; search to resume Friday


HORRY COUNTY, SC (WBTW) – A vehicle found submerged in a pond in the Carolina Forest area is the one a missing man was most recently seen driving, according to a social media post from the Horry County Police Department.

The man, Rodriquez Gibbs, remains missing. He was last seen at Handley’s Pub and Grill on Renee Drive.

Horry County Fire Rescue dive teams were called to the pond Thursday morning after an aerial search led to investigators finding the car submerged in the pond.

Tony Casey with Horry County Fire Rescue told News13 Thursday evening that the dive team search has been suspended for the night and will resume Friday morning.

Anyone with information on Gibbs is asked to call (843) 915-8477.

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