Body found in wooded area in Midlands identified as homeless vet

LEXINGTON COUNTY, SC (WIS) - A homeless veteran has been identified as the body found in a wooded area in Lexington County on Tuesday, according to the Lexington County Coroner's Office.

The coroner's office identified the man as 69-year-old Dennis E. Reidy.

Reidy's body was found off Chariot Street in Lexington around 11 a.m. Tuesday. An autopsy revealed he died of natural causes.

Reidy was found in a makeshift shelter in the wooded area.

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