Yemassee Police investigate after body found in burned car

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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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