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.