MARION COUNTY, S.C. (WBTW) — Marion County Deputy Coroner Jim Gray has identified 33-year-old Christopher Cooper and 35-year-old Charles White Jr. as the two men found dead Wednesday night in a vehicle in Marion County. 

Gray said it appears that the two men died in a shooting.

The bodies were found in a vehicle that was parked off of Bennett Loop Road in the Gresham community, according to the Marion County Sheriff’s Office. Deputies found the bodies after someone called 911 at about 6:45 p.m. and said there appeared to be two people dead inside the vehicle.

The Marion County Sheriff’s Office, the county coroner’s office and the South Carolina Law Enforcement Division are investigating.

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