Sheriff investigating beating death in Lower Richland

nophillips@thestate.comJanuary 27, 2014 

— Richland County sheriff’s investigators are on the scene of a homicide on Lower Richland Boulevard.

A man’s body was found with injuries that indicate he was beaten to death, said Sgt. Curtis Wilson, a sheriff’s department spokesman. Deputies were called to the scene on the 2100 block of Lower Richland Boulevard around 3 p.m. by someone who knew the victim, he said.

Investigators are trying to determine how long the man had been dead, Wilson said.

The victim’s name has not been released. The Richland County coroner’s staff also is on the scene.

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