Conway man charged after woman found dead in car in Marion County

Conway man charged after woman found dead in car in Marion County
Johnny Dillard (Source: Marion County Detention Center)

MARION COUNTY, S.C. (WMBF) – A Conway man has been arrested after a woman’s body was found in a vehicle in Marion County, authorities said.

According to information from the Marion County Sheriff’s Office, 55-year-old Johnny Michael Dillard is charged with murder. He is being held in the Marion County Detention Center awaiting arraignment.

A Marion County deputy was conducting property checks Wednesday night when the woman’s body was found in a vehicle at the Park and Blow Handi Mart, investigators said.

An autopsy is set for Saturday at the Medical University of South Carolina, according to Marion County Coroner Jerry Richardson

The coroner’s office, the Marion County Sheriff’s Office and the State Law Enforcement Division are investigating.

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