SLED investigating after woman found dead in home

Published: Mar. 14, 2017 at 10:48 PM EDT|Updated: Mar. 15, 2017 at 12:22 PM EDT
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WEST COLUMBIA, SC (WIS) - An investigation is underway in Lexington County after a West Columbia woman was found dead in a home.

Officials say deputies responded to the 200 block of Haleywood Lane in West Columbia before 9 a.m. Tuesday after receiving a request for a welfare check.

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Currently, details surrounding the woman's death are extremely limited. However, Lexington County Sheriff Jay Koon has asked SLED to lead the investigation due to a potential conflict of interest.

We will have more as this story develops.

If you have any information that could help investigators with the case, call Crimestoppers at 1-888-Crime-SC.

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