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Burned body found Saturday night off Columbiana Drive

Columbia firefighters called to a brush fire discover a body, Saturday night, April 15, 2017.
Columbia firefighters called to a brush fire discover a body, Saturday night, April 15, 2017.

Columbia firefighters called to a brush fire Saturday night found a burned body on the 100 block of Paces Brook Avenue.

Deputies with the Richland County Sheriff’s Department were dispatched shortly after 10 p.m., said Brittany Jackamonis. The case has now been turned over to the Columbia Police, Jackamonis said.

No other details were available late Saturday night.

The area where the body was found is at the Paces Brook Apartment complex off Columbiana Drive, less than a mile from the Columbiana Center.

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