Deputies investigating human remains found in Georgetown County

Deputies are investigating after human remains were found in rural Georgetown County.
Published: Sep. 21, 2022 at 11:22 AM EDT|Updated: Sep. 21, 2022 at 4:33 PM EDT
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GEORGETOWN COUNTY, S.C. (WCSC) - Georgetown County deputies are investigating after human remains were found in a wooded area.

Deputies received a call about the discovery off Kent Road in rural Georgetown County at approximately 10:30 a.m.

The Georgetown County Coroner’s Office said they were not immediately able to determine if the body was that of a man or woman, saying the remains appear to have been there for a while. The remains will be sent to the Charleston County Coroner’s Office for further investigation.

Deputies say there is no immediate threat to the community.