Police awaiting coroner’s report on unidentified body
Aug 18, 2011 12:07:00 PM - thestate.com
Columbia police continue their investigation into the discovery of an unidentified body found Tuesday on Lady Street.
The body was found on the 2000 block in some shrubs about 3:30 p.m. Tuesday by a passerby, police reported. The man’s body was partially clothed but had no signs of injury.
Police are awaiting the coroner’s report to find out the cause of death, Columbia police spokeswoman Jennifer Timmons said. The victim’s identity also has not been released, and Timmons said police did not know why the man was in the area.
The body was found between the Richland County administration complex and the bus depot on Gervais Street.
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