Authorities identify body found as missing woman

JAMES ISLAND, SC (WCSC) - Authorities say a body that was found on James Island on Thursday was a missing woman.

The Charleston County Coroner's Office says that Angela Trent was found outside of her home in a storage area. According to officials, the cause of death appears to be suicide. An autopsy is scheduled for Friday.

The Charleston County Sheriff's Office located Trent's body Thursday afternoon.

On Tuesday, authorities found Trent's van at the old Stiles Point Elementary School on Mikell Street which is the same street Trent resides. Bloodhounds tried to pick up a scent but failed to find anything.

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