NORTH CHARLESTON, SC (WCSC) - North Charleston Police say the body found Friday night is that of the missing woman officials have been looking for.
According to North Charleston Police, the body of 55-year-old Patricia Buchanan was found around 9:15 p.m. two miles away from Melanie Court. Authorities say the body was found in a ditch, and it does not appear to be suspicious.
The North Charleston Police Department has been searching for Buchanan, who was reported missing and last seen on Friday in the 4400 block of Melanie Court between 1 a.m. and 8 a.m..
The coroner says an autopsy has been done, but the cause of death is pending at this time.