Funeral Services for Briana Rabon announced
Fri, 28 Feb 2014 16:02:45 GMT —
KERSHAW COUNTY (WACH) -- Funeral Services for Briana Rabon have been announced.
The 18 year-old Lugoff Elgin graduate will be remembered Sunday at three o'clock at Swaney's Creek Baptist Church in Ridgeway, with burial services at the church cemetery.
The family will receive friends on Saturday from 4-6pm at Powers Funeral Home. Memorials may be made to Sawney's Creek Baptist Church Mission Fund, 14605 Highway 34 East, Ridgeway, SC, 29130.
Briana graduated from Lugoff-Elgin High School in 2013.
"The Lugoff-Elgin High School family is saddened to learn of the tragic death of one of our former students. Our sincere condolences are extended to Briana's family during this time of grief. We will continue to remember them in our thoughts and prayers," said Lugoff-Elgin High Principal Tommy Gladden.
Kershaw County deputies say Rabon died from asphyxiation.
Kershaw County Coroner Johnny Fellers said he is trying to determine exactly how 18-year-old Briana Nicole Rabon was killed.
Sheriff Jim Matthews said a male who was with Rabon on Tuesday evening is not considered a person of interest in her death.
Some children playing on a dirt road near Elgin found the girl's body Wednesday afternoon.
The sheriff said a missing persons report was filed on the teen as investigators were at the location where her body was found. The teen's car was found at a restaurant at US 601 and Interstate 20.
Officials say they are not sure where she was killed.