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Body found in Moncks Corner identified as missing local man

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BERKELEY COUNTY, SC (WCSC) -

Authorities with Berkeley County say they have identified a body found in Moncks Corner earlier this week.

On March 9, 27 year old Michael Vanwert, of Cross, was reported missing to the Berkeley County Sheriff’s Office.

Officers received information during the investigation which lead them to a wooded area off Black Tom Road in Moncks Corner. 

The body of Michael Vanwert was located on Friday at 7:40 p.m.

Preliminary reports indicates he was shot. 

An autopsy will be conducted tomorrow and more information will be released. 

The death is being investigated by the Berkeley County Coroner’s Office and the Berkeley County Sheriff's Office.

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