Sheriff’s office: Man found on St. Helena Island died from multiple gunshot wounds

Sheriff’s office: Man found on St. Helena Island died from multiple gunshot wounds
The coroner’s office identified the man as 32-year-old Donta Williams of St. Helena Island. Williams’ body was found on the side of Prayer House Road off of Dulamo Road. (Source: Live 5)

BEAUFORT COUNTY, S.C. (WCSC) - Investigators say a man found on St. Helena Island on Tuesday died from multiple gunshot wounds.

The coroner’s office identified the man as 32-year-old Donta Williams of St. Helena Island.

Williams’ body was found on the side of Prayer House Road off of Dulamo Road.

“Throughout today, Sheriff’s Office investigators processed the scene and collected forensic evidence,” BCSO officials said. ”A forensic autopsy has been scheduled for Friday at the Medical University of South Carolina to confirm the cause and manner of Donta Williams’s death.”

Anyone with information is urged to call Lance Corporal Brian Abell at (843) 255-3436 or Crime Stoppers of the Lowcountry at (843) 554-1111, if wishing to remain anonymous and for possible reward.

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