Body found in ditch by railroad tracks in Georgetown

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Published: Nov. 8, 2018 at 4:50 PM EST
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GEORGETOWN, SC (WMBF) - A preliminary autopsy says that no foul play was involved in the death of a man found in a ditch near the railroad tracks in Georgetown according to police.

A person who was passing by the area of Hazard Street and Prince Street said they saw a body lying in a ditch around 2 p.m. on Tuesday and notified police, a representative with GPD said.

The person has been identified as Paul Tucker of Georgetown, his age was not released.

According to a press release, the body was recovered with the assistance of the Georgetown City Fire Department and the Georgetown County Coroner’s office.

The victim was transported to the Georgetown Memorial Hospital.

If anyone has any information about this incident they are asked to call the Georgetown Police Department at 843-545-4300, our tip line at 843-545-4400 or you can contact us on our app at Georgetown Police.

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