Columbus Co. deputies investigate dead body found in field

Body found in Columbus County

COLUMBUS COUNTY, NC (WECT) - Columbus County authorities are investigating after a dead body was found near Delco on Tuesday.

According to Columbus County Sheriff's Office spokesperson Michele Tatum, the body was found in a grassy area on Livingston Chapel Road around 4:20 p.m. Tatum said deputies were on the scene Tuesday evening and more details will be released when they are available.

In a News Reporter story, a witness said the victim was a female and that the body was found by a man on Tuesday afternoon.

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