Skeletal remains found in wooded area in Sumter County identified
SUMTER COUNTY, SC (WACH) – The Sumter County Coroner’s Office has identified the skeletal remains that were found in a wooded area on Gaines Rd.
The department and Dr. Thad Vincent of Palmetto Family Dentistry say the remains are those of Michael Joseph Thomson.
Thomson has been missing since Sept. of 2017, according to the Coroner’s Office.
DNA evidence provided to next of kin matched DNA evidence found during the autopsy. The cause of death hasn’t been determined.
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