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Coroner: Burned body found in barrel at Goose Creek home

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GOOSE CREEK, SC (WCSC) -

Officials with the Berkeley County Coroner's Office say a burned body was found at a home in Goose Creek Monday night. 

According to the coroner's office, the body was found in a barrel at a home on the 400 block of Madeline Drive near North Goose Creek Boulevard.  

The coroner's office says police initially responded to the home for a missing person Monday afternoon. 

Officers then found a body in the backyard. 

Authorities say they don't know how long the body has been there. 

Pictures from the scene show police tape around a home. 

Authorities were seen investigating something in the backyard of the residence. 

According to neighbors, law enforcement has been at the scene for a few hours.

Neighbors told Live 5 News they were asked by officers if they had seen the man who lived at the home where the body was found.  

We've reached out to police for more information. 

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