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      Body found in Northeast Columbia neighborhood

      Richland County deputies say they found the body of a black female in the Villages at Lakeshore subdivision, after receiving a call around 7 a.m. Thursday.

      COLUMBIA (WACH) -- Deputies are looking for answers after a body was found in a Northeast Columbia neighborhood early Thursday morning.

      Richland County deputies say they found the body of a 26-year-old black female in the Villages at Lakeshore subdivision, after receiving a call around 7 a.m. Thursday.

      A spokesman for the department says the body was found on the front lawn of a home on the 600 block of Heron Glen Drive. A male friend ot the victim is being detained at the home for questioning.

      Deputies also stress that they believe it is not related to the recent Gabbiee Swainson missing-persons case.

      WACH Fox has a crew on the scene and will bring you the latest as details unfold.