The Richland County Sheriff’s department is investigating after the body of a male victim was discovered Tuesday evening in a wooded area of the 1300 block of Kennerly Road in Irmo.
Someone who lives in the area found the body and called authorities shortly after 7 p.m. Lt. Curtis Wilson of the sheriff’s department said.
Preliminary indications are that the body had been at this location for some undetermined amount of time, he said. It’s too early to say if foul play is involved in the death, Wilson said.
No other details were available.
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