Coroner identifies man found dead in N. Charleston

NORTH CHARLESTON, SC (WCSC) - The Charleston County Coroner's Office has identified the man found dead along Dorchester Road near Montague Avenue on Thursday morning.

The coroner's office identified the victim as 58-year-old Kenneth Kirton, of Charleston.  The coroner's office would not provide a cause of death.

Police spokesman Spencer Pryor said Kirton's body was found in the 5100 block of Dorchester Road.  Police responded to the scene a little before 9 a.m.

The investigation is ongoing.

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