TIMMONSVILLE, S.C. (WMBF) – Authorities are conducting a homicide investigation after one person was killed late Tuesday night in Timmonsville, according to the police chief.
Florence County Coroner Keith von Lutcken identified the victim as 28-year-old Shawn Gibson from Florence.
Timmonsville Police Chief Billy Brown said the incident happened around 10:45 p.m. Tuesday on East Byrd Street.
He added the Florence County Sheriff’s Office is taking lead on the investigation.
The coroner’s office said Gibson was discovered on East Byrd Street by a pedestrian.
The body will be autopsied Thursday morning at the Medical University of South Carolina in Charleston.
No suspects have been identified at this time.