On Wednesday, January 05, 2022 at approximately 2:30 p.m., partial skeletal remains were discovered in a wooded area off Dulamo Road, St. Helena Island.
Sheriff’s Office deputies and personnel from the Beaufort County Coroner’s Office responded to investigate; the skeletal remains were confirmed to be human.
A forensic anthropologist will examine the skeletal remains for determinations of gender, age, cause of death, estimated date of death and identifying characteristics of the deceased person.
Following that examination, it may be necessary to conduct additional analyses to establish the deceased person’s identity.
Additional information will be released when available.
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