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Body found near Tabor City identified as missing SC man

Horry County police are looking for Jeremiah Grissett. (Source: HCPD)
Horry County police are looking for Jeremiah Grissett. (Source: HCPD)
Updated: Feb. 1, 2019 at 5:03 PM EST
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COLUMBUS COUNTY, NC (WECT) - A body found outside of Tabor City has been identified as a missing man from South Carolina, the Columbus County Sheriff’s Office confirmed Friday.

The body was discovered on Jan. 26 in a wooden area in the 1800 block of Ten Mile Road. A group of bird hunters told deputies they found the body after investigating a foul odor.

The State Medical Examiner’s Officer identified the body as Jeremiah Grissett who was reported missing in Horry County, SC on Dec. 14.

A spokeswoman for the Columbus County Sheriff’s Office said that Grissett’s autopsy is still pending and a cause of death has not been determined.

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