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Missing Lexington woman found dead in woods

Kyrstin Blackburn, 20, was found dead in a wooded area in Lexington County on June 1 after being reported missing on May 29. (Source: Thad Rubens) Kyrstin Blackburn, 20, was found dead in a wooded area in Lexington County on June 1 after being reported missing on May 29. (Source: Thad Rubens)
Kyrstin Blackburn, 20, was found dead in a wooded area in Lexington County on June 1 after being reported missing on May 29. (Source: Thad Rubens) Kyrstin Blackburn, 20, was found dead in a wooded area in Lexington County on June 1 after being reported missing on May 29. (Source: Thad Rubens)
No arrests have been made yet in connection with discovery of Kyrstin Blackburn, who was found deceased in the woods near Pelion. (Source: Lexington County Sheriff's Department) No arrests have been made yet in connection with discovery of Kyrstin Blackburn, who was found deceased in the woods near Pelion. (Source: Lexington County Sheriff's Department)
LEXINGTON COUNTY, SC (WIS) -

A 20-year-old Lexington woman was found dead in the woods near the city, according to the Lexington County Coroner. 

Kyrstin Star Blackburn was found deceased in a wooded area off of Platt Springs Road on Friday, June 1, after the Lexington County Sheriff's Department says they opened a missing person case on Tuesday. 

LCSD said that no arrests have been made in connection with the case and that they are investigating to determine if Blackburn's death was a result of a criminal act or of natural causes, based on the results of the autopsy.

Blackburn's autopsy is scheduled for Saturday, June 2. 

WIS News 10 will update this story as more information becomes available. 

If you have any information about this incident, you are urged to contact Crimestoppers by calling 1-888-CRIME SC (888-274-6372) or visiting www.midlandscrimestoppers.com or www.p3tips.com and click on the “submit a tip” tab. Your identity will be kept anonymous, and if your tip leads to an arrest, you could be eligible for a cash reward of up to $1,000.

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