Authorities have identified a 21-year-old man whose body was found Wednesday morning on the side of a road in Horry County.
Edwin Donnell Salters, of Myrtle Beach, died of a gunshot wound, said Lt. Jami DeBari of Horry County police.
Salters' body was found at 4:30 a.m. in the 200 block of Ridgefield Circle, located off S.C. 90 and near U.S. 501.
Horry County Deputy Coroner Tony Hendrick said he was called to the scene at 5:20 a.m. after being alerted a body was found. An autopsy is planned for this morning, Hendrick said. Anyone with information can call (843) 915-8345, (843) 248-1520 or if you wish to remain anonymous, call (843) 915-TIPS (8477).