The missing man whose body was found Tuesday in a wooded area near Swansea has been identified.
Monday H. Wingard, 43, of Swansea, was identified by Lexington County Coroner Margaret Fisher. Wingard had not been seen since October 31.
Wingard’s body was discovered by community members who had assembled a search party in an attempt to locate him near his residence in the 800 block of Basil Road, according to Fisher.
An autopsy has been scheduled for Wednesday to determine Wingard’s cause of death.
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Wingard had a history of seizures and recently suffered a head injury, according to the Lexington County Sheriff’s Department.
The sheriff’s department and the coroner’s office is investigating.