Coroner: Man found dead behind Hardees in Cowpens

Coroner: Man found dead behind Hardees in Cowpens
Charleston Police are responding to a four-car crash in West Ashley. (Source: AP)

COWPENS, S.C. (AP) - The Spartanburg County Coroner says a 36-year-old man has been found dead behind a Hardees in Cowpens.

Coroner Rusty Clevenger says in a news release that 36-year-old Brent Lee Tesneer of Cowpens was found in the road behind the restaurant on Sunday morning.

Clevenger says he died shortly after being taken to an emergency room.

He says the death is being treated as suspicious.

The county sheriff and highway patrol are involved in the investigation.

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