Florence Co. homicide victim identified; person of interest in custody

Pee Dee Crime

PAMPLICO, SC AREA (WBTW) – A person of interest is in custody in connection with the homicide of a woman found dead in a Florence County home, according to Florence County Chief Deputy Glen Kirby.

The body of a 76-year-old woman was found Monday afternoon in a home on Kennedy Haines Road in the Pamplico area.

The Florence Co. Sheriff’s Office has upgraded the investigation to a homicide investigation.

The Florence Coroner’s Office identified the victim as Lois Dewitt, 76, of Pamplico. Dewitt’s body will be sent to MUSC in Charleston and an autopsy is scheduled for Wednesday morning.

This is a developing story. Count on News13 for updates as we work to learn more.

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