Man found dead in Orangeburg ditch

Charleston Police say a man with a knife tried to steal two containers of laundry detergent from a pharmacy.
Charleston Police say a man with a knife tried to steal two containers of laundry detergent from a pharmacy.

ORANGEBURG, S.C. (AP) - Orangeburg County officials are trying to determine a cause of death for a man whose body was found in a ditch.

The man's body was found Friday afternoon.

Coroner Samuetta Marshall said an autopsy is pending to determine the cause of death for 47-year-old William Coulter Jr.

Sheriff's deputies and the South Carolina Highway Patrol are assisting in the investigation.

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