RAVENEL, SC (WCSC) - The Charleston County Coroner's Office has identified the body found in Ravenel Friday morning.
The coroner's office identified the victim as 67-year-old James Butler of Ravenel. Authorities say the cause of death is still under investigation.
The Charleston County Sheriff's Office says injuries on Butler's body appears to be consistent of a homicide.
Sheriff's office spokesman Major Jim Brady said his body was found by two children who were playing hide and seek in a wood line behind a vacant home at 6021 Roper Run Road Extension Friday morning.
Detectives are working to determine a motive and to piece together details of the death.
Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Stoppers at (843) 554-1111 or the sheriff's office at (843) 202-1700.