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Body found in Hampton County was missing woman; No foul play suspected

HAMPTON COUNTY, SC (WCSC) - Officials with the Beaufort County Sheriff's Office say a body found in Hampton County was a Lady's Island woman who was reported missing on Tuesday.

Investigators say the body of Mercy Ann Eklund was located in a truck in the area of Weekly Lane in Yemassee late Wednesday afternoon.

A report states that it appeared she intentionally injured herself, and a handgun was located on her.

The sheriff's office says there was no indication a third-party was involved.

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