BCSO investigates after St. Helena Island man found dead

Crime & Safety

ST. HELENA ISLAND, S.C. (WSAV) – The Beaufort County Sheriff’s Office is investigating after a St. Helena Island man was found dead on Tuesday.

BCSO says that a deceased adult male, now identified as 32-year-old Donta Williams, was found off of Dulamo Road and Prayer House Road.

Investigators believe Williams died of multiple gunshot wounds, but a forensic autopsy has been scheduled for Friday at the Medical University of South Carolina to confirm the cause and manner of his death.

Anyone who has information on Williams’ death is urged to contact Lance Cpl. Brian Abell at 843-255-3436 or Crimestoppers of the Lowcountry at 843-554-1111, if wishing to remain anonymous and for possible reward.

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