Body identified in ‘suspicious death’ investigation in Marion County

MARION, SC (WBTW) – The Marion County Coroner has identified a body that was found outside a home on West Marion Road Byron Samuel Wright.

Wright was 34, and from Marion.

Deputy Coroner Jim Gray says an autopsy is scheduled for tomorrow at MUSC.

The Marion County Sheriff’s Office is still investigating.

According to Marion County Sheriff Brian Wallace, deputies responded to a home after an emergency call reported a person lying under a car port on West Marion Road in Marion County.

The Marion County Sheriff’s Office is investigating with assistance from the South Carolina Law Enforcement Division, confirms Sheriff Wallace.

A possible cause of death was not released.