CHARLESTON, S.C. (WCSC) - Authorities say a teenager who was found in the woods on James Island died from injuries from a gunshot wound.
The Charleston County Coroner’s Office identified the deceased as 17-year-old Jaquez Cromwell.
Officials with the Charleston County Sheriff’s Office say they are working the death as a homicide, and have a number of leads.
According to a report, a citizen located a body near a wooded area.
The sheriff’s office is continuing the investigation and asking anyone with information to call the Charleston County Sheriff’s Office at 843-202-1700 or Crime Stoppers of the Lowcountry at 843-554-1111.