Body discovered in Murrells Inlet ditch

MURRELLS INLET, SC - A man's body was found in a ditch in front of the strip mall in the 5100 block of Highway 17 Bypass Wednesday evening.

Georgetown County Coroner Kenny Johnson told WMBF that the death appears to be from natural causes, but an autopsy planned for Thursday will produce more clues.

Johnson says the person was a local man, but his identity is not be released at this time until the next of kin has been notified by authorities.

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