Deputies: Body found in woods with gunshot wound ruled a suicide
COLUMBIA, S.C. (WIS) - Following an autopsy, the Richland County Sheriff’s Department reports the suspicious death of a 26-year-old male has been ruled a suicide.
Deputies saw the body on Jan. 29, in the woods near an abandoned building at the 1000 block of Bush River Road.
Investigators further discovered a single gunshot wound to the upper body. He was pronounced dead at the scene according to detectives.
Deputies reviewed the evidence at the scene, determining the injury was self-inflicted.
If you know someone struggling with suicidal thoughts, authorities ask that they please reach out for help. The “988 Suicide and Crisis Lifeline” is available 24 hours.
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