An Orangeburg County farmer checking his fields on Saturday found a body in a burned-out vehicle, sheriff Leroy Ravenell said late Saturday night.
Deputies were called to the farm field on Monaco Road in North shortly before 5pm.
The body was burned beyond recognition and an autopsy will be performed today, Ravenell said.
The sheriff’s department requests that anyone with any information that can help in the investigation contact CrimeStoppers at 888-CRIME-SC or Investigations at (803) 534-3550. Dial CRIMES (274637) from any text enabled cell phone, and text the word “OCSOTIPS” followed by your message. Or you can click on the “Submit a anonymous tip” button on The Orangeburg County Sheriff's Department web page and fill in the form. Email at Tipline@orangeburgcounty.org.