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.