Skeletal remains found in Sumter County


SUMTER, SC (WACH) – The Sumter Police Department and the Sumter County Coroner’s Office are investigating after skeletal remains were found in a wooded area off Gaines Road.

Officers were notified just after 6:30 p.m. Sunday when children playing in the area told their parents about discovering the remains.

The Coroner’s Office is working to determine an identity. An autopsy is scheduled for Tuesday.

More information will be released when it becomes available. WACH FOX News will be following the story and will have more on our Fastcast at 5.

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