Human remains found in Orangeburg

ORANGEBURG, SC (WCSC) - A hunter discovered human remains Saturday morning in a wooded area off Five Chop Road in Orangeburg.

The Orangeburg County Sheriff's Office says the hunter located the remains out in the woods. Investigators say the remains are that of an African-American male. Sheriff's deputies say the body is badly decomposed and even after an autopsy that have not been able to identify him.

Over the next few days the Orangeburg County Sheriff's Office will be contacting other agencies in the area to find out who this person is and how he came to be in Orangeburg County.

No other information on the discovery has been released at this time.

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