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Investigation underway after body found in Batesburg

May 27, 2019

Police are investigating after the body of a man was found Friday night in the woods off Daisy Street in Batesburg.

The man, who has not yet been positively identified, was located around 9:30 p.m. by Aiken County Sheriff’s Office investigators and agents with the South Carolina Law Enforcement Division, according to a release.

The Aiken County Coroner’s Office was called in to investigate alongside the Aiken County Sheriff’s Office.

An autopsy is scheduled for Tuesday in Newberry.

This is an active investigation and the man’s death has been labeled as “suspicious.”

Additional information will be released by law enforcement after a positive identification can be made.

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