Yemassee Police investigate after body found in burned car


Yemassee Police and state investigators with the South Carolina Law Enforcement Division’s (SLED) arson unit are on scene in Yemassee off of Highway 17, where some hunters came across a burned-out car with a body inside it around 9:30 a.m. on Friday.

The Hampton County Coroner has arrived, but investigators believe it may be some time before the body is identified, as it is burned beyond recognition.

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