Victim identified after body found in Bennettsville fire

BENNETTSVILLE, SC (WMBF) A 55-year-old woman has been found dead following a fire in Bennettsville, according to the Marlboro County Coroner's Office.

Marlboro County Coroner Tim Brown told WMBF News Mary Ellen Waye was found dead in her home in the 1300 block of Beverly Creek Road.

Further details surrounding the fire have not been released at this time, and it is unknown if any foul play is suspected.

Brown said Waye's body will be taken to the Medical University of South Carolina for an autopsy.

WMBF News will provide further details on the incident as they become available.

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