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Coroner: Teen found in forest died from gunshot wound

A tow truck transports the burned-out car belonging to one of two missing women. A tow truck transports the burned-out car belonging to one of two missing women.
Dana Marie Woods (left) and June Guerry.  (Source: BCSO) Dana Marie Woods (left) and June Guerry. (Source: BCSO)
Investigators on location after a burned-out car is found. Investigators on location after a burned-out car is found.
Investigators searching area around burned-out car. Investigators searching area around burned-out car.
BERKELEY COUNTY, SC (WCSC) -

Berkeley County Coroner Bill Salisbury says Dana Marie Woods was shot dead about 75 yards from her charred car in the Francis Marion Forest.

The results of the autopsy held at the Medical University of South Carolina revealed the missing teen died from a gunshot wound. 

Earlier Wednesday, the mother of the missing teen confirmed the body found in the forest on Tuesday about a mile off Cane Gully Road, near Cordsville, was her daughter's.

Berkeley County Sheriff's Office investigators are still looking for 22-year-old June Guerry, last seen with Woods on Sunday night at a home in Pinopolis. In addition to searching in the forest, investigators are looking through surveillance tapes and conducting interviews to find leads.

The Federal Bureau of Investigation is assisting with the investigation.

Woods' mother, Jennifer Hill, told us she is too upset to talk on camera, but she wants everyone to focus on finding Guerry.

Now, investigators are talking about, "finding the bad person who did this."  Meanwhile, crews will continue to search the area "until they find something," Salisbury added.

Friends and family say the two women were last seen leaving a home on Land O Pines Circle in Pinopolis on Sunday. Hill said she talked to her daughter on the phone at 11:51 p.m., when she was told that she was going to McDonald's in Moncks Corner.

Guerry stands 5'4" and weighs about 140 pounds. She has auburn hair and blue eyes.

If you have any information leading to her whereabouts, call the Berkeley County Sheriff's Department at 719-4234, 723-3800 ext. 4234, or 567-3136 ext. 4234. You can also call 911.

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