Police: A group of children made the horrifying discovery of ske - wistv.com - Columbia, South Carolina

Police: A group of children made the horrifying discovery of skeletal remains in the woods

A group of kids playing on a regular Sunday afternoon made a horrifying discovery, according to the Sumter Police Department. (Source: WIS) A group of kids playing on a regular Sunday afternoon made a horrifying discovery, according to the Sumter Police Department. (Source: WIS)
SUMTER, SC (WIS) -

A group of kids playing on a regular Sunday afternoon made a horrifying discovery, according to the Sumter Police Department.

Those children located the skeletal remains of a person in a wooded area off Gaines Road around 6:30 p.m. 

The children immediately told their parents of the discovery and the parents called the police.

The Sumter County Coroner's Office is looking to determine the identity of the victim by looking at dental records. An autopsy has been scheduled for Tuesday. 

Copyright 2018 WIS. All rights reserved.

  • South Carolina news on WIStv.comNEWSMore>>

  • Trump balks at North Korea's rhetoric but it has used worse

    Trump balks at North Korea's rhetoric but it has used worse

    Friday, May 25 2018 2:22 AM EDT2018-05-25 06:22:51 GMT
    Friday, May 25 2018 2:29 PM EDT2018-05-25 18:29:35 GMT
    A federal judge in New York says President Donald Trump cannot block his critics on Twitter without violating the First Amendment. (Source: CNN)A federal judge in New York says President Donald Trump cannot block his critics on Twitter without violating the First Amendment. (Source: CNN)

    North Korea language was milder than its typical inflammatory, harsh rhetoric but enough for Trump to kill summit.

    More >>

    North Korea language was milder than its typical inflammatory, harsh rhetoric but enough for Trump to kill summit.

    More >>
  • Weinstein faces sex charges in prosecution amid #MeToo

    Weinstein faces sex charges in prosecution amid #MeToo

    Friday, May 25 2018 12:22 AM EDT2018-05-25 04:22:30 GMT
    Friday, May 25 2018 2:29 PM EDT2018-05-25 18:29:21 GMT
    (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP, File). FILE - In this Jan. 8, 2017, file photo, Harvey Weinstein arrives at The Weinstein Company and Netflix Golden Globes afterparty in Beverly Hills, Calif. Law enforcement officials say Weinstein is expected to...(Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP, File). FILE - In this Jan. 8, 2017, file photo, Harvey Weinstein arrives at The Weinstein Company and Netflix Golden Globes afterparty in Beverly Hills, Calif. Law enforcement officials say Weinstein is expected to...

    Harvey Weinstein is expected to turn himself in to police in New York City early Friday following a seven-month investigation into sexual assault allegations.

    More >>

    Harvey Weinstein is expected to turn himself in to police in New York City early Friday following a seven-month investigation into sexual assault allegations.

    More >>
  • 3 pedestrians seriously injured in hit-and-run in Portland, OR

    3 pedestrians seriously injured in hit-and-run in Portland, OR

    Friday, May 25 2018 1:42 PM EDT2018-05-25 17:42:44 GMT
    Friday, May 25 2018 2:21 PM EDT2018-05-25 18:21:02 GMT

    It's not known yet if the accident was intentional.

    More >>

    It's not known yet if the accident was intentional.

    More >>
Powered by Frankly