Man found dead with a gunshot wound in Beech Island

Man found dead with a gunshot wound in Beech Island
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BEECH ISLAND, SC (WFXG) - The Aiken County Sheriff's Office is investigating a suspicious death. A man with a gunshot wound was found on the side of Avalon Lane on Friday, Aug. 4, 2017. Deputies were called to the area just before 7:30 a.m.

According to the sheriff's office, the 911 caller was riding his bicycle and reported seeing a body lying on top of a brush pile on the side of the road.

The victim has not yet been identified, but the coroner's office is working on the case. The North Augusta Department of Public Safety is also helping with the investigation. If anyone has any information about the case, please contact the Aiken County Sheriff's Office at (803) 648-6811 or Crimestoppers at 1888-CRIME-SC.

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