HILTON HEAD ISLAND, S.C. (WSAV) – A man found dead in a wooded area off of Woodhaven Drive Monday has now been identified.
According to the Beaufort County Sheriff’s Office (BCSO), forensic pathologists determined the deceased man to be 31-year-old Rashad Delaney, who was recently reported missing.
At the time, family members said he hadn’t been seen since Jan. 15 at their home on Clarence J. Simmons Lane, and they were concerned for his well-being.
Investigators are still calling his death suspicious; the cause and manner have not yet been determined. But BCSO says he was known to frequent the Hilton Head Island area.
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The sheriff’s office says a landscaper found his body around 10 a.m. Monday behind Hilton Head Island’s Holy Family Catholic Church on Pope Avenue.