Park worker finds body in Cheraw State Park

CHESTERFIELD COUNTY, SC (WMBF) – The Chesterfield County Sheriff's Office is investigating after a body was found in the Cheraw State Park Tuesday morning.

Sheriff Sam Parker tells WMBF News a park worker discovered a body near Juniper Creek in the Cheraw State Park around 7:15 a.m. Tuesday.

Though foul play is not suspected, Sheriff Parker adds that the body will likely be sent to Newberry County Memorial Hospital for autopsy once the family is notified.

The identity of the deceased individual has not yet been released.

Stick with WMBF News for the latest on this developing story.

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