Missing Swansea man found dead in woods, according to Coroner

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LEXINGTON COUNTY, S.C. (WACH)-- Lexington County Coroner Margaret Fisher has confirmed that the missing Swansea man with a history of seizures was found and pronounced dead.

According to the Coroner, 43-year-old Monday Hope Wingard was found dead in a wooded area near Swansea Tuesday.

Wingard had not been seen since Oct. 31.

His body was discovered by community members who had assembled a search party in an attempt to locate him near his home on Basil Road.

An autopsy has been scheduled for Wednesday to determine the cause of death.

The Lexington County Sheriff's Department continues to investigate this incident.

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