Coroner identifies body found in Florence County woods; homicide investigation underway

Pee Dee Crime

FLORENCE COUNTY, S.C. (WBTW) — Deputies are investigating after a body was found Sunday in the woods in Florence County as a homicide, according to Major Mike Nunn with the Florence County Sheriff’s Office.

The body was found near East Old Marion Highway and Ashby Road, Nunn said. The body of Mary Frances Brown, 50, of Timmonsville, was found in a vehicle in the woods in the Quinby area, according to Florence County Coroner Keith von Lutcken.

An autopsy is scheduled at MUSC for Wednesday, von Lutcken said.

No other information was immediately available.

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