AIKEN COUNTY, S.C. (WFXG) - The Aiken County Coroner's Office is investigating a body found inside a burned vehicle.

Just before 10 a.m. Thursday, Aiken County deputies responded to Boggy Gut Rd. off of Williston Rd. for reports of a burned vehicle. Deputies found the burned remains of a person inside the vehicle. The victim had sustained severe burns and their race and sex could not be immediately identified.


The victim's body will be autopsied in Newberry Friday morning. The Aiken County Coroner's Office and Sheriff's Office are investigating. The sheriff's office is treating the death as suspicious.

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