18-year-old found dead inside vehicle at Beaufort apartment complex identified

Published: Nov. 21, 2023 at 9:47 AM EST|Updated: Nov. 21, 2023 at 12:13 PM EST
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BEAUFORT, S.C. (WCSC) - The Beaufort Police Department is investigating after a teen was found dead inside a vehicle at an apartment complex.

The Beaufort County Coroner’s Office identified the victim as 18-year-old Christopher Bowen. No cause or manner of death has been released.

Officers responded to Forest Park Apartments on Battery Creek Road just after 9 p.m. Monday for a shots fired call.

When officers arrived they located Bowen dead inside a vehicle.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Investigation Setian at 843-322-7928 or call the tip line at 843-322-7938 if they wish to remain anonymous.