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MARION, S.C. (WBTW) -

Marion County authorities arrested a man after Dillon County authorities say someone found a body Thursday.

Marion County Detention Center Captain Betty Ladson told News13 Dan Howard Cook, 47, is charged with murder and receiving stolen goods.

Authorities think Cook killed Tina Scott Locklear, 40, of Dillon County.

Detective Cliff Arnette with the Dillon County Sheriff's office says a female's body was found off of Allens Bridge Road in the Fork Community in Dillon.

Arnette says the crime happened in Marion County but Locklear's body was dumped in Dillon County.

Lockler's body was sent to Grand Strand Regional Hospital for an autopsy.

Dillon County Coroner, Donnie Grimsley says the cause of death is blunt force trauma to the head.

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