Coroner’s office identifies woman found dead on street in Lake City, police investigating

Published: Nov. 28, 2022 at 3:28 PM EST|Updated: Nov. 28, 2022 at 4:54 PM EST
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LAKE CITY, S.C. (WMBF) - Lake City police are investigating after a woman’s body was found on the road Monday morning.

Lake City Spokesperson, Donna Tracy, says the body was discovered around 7:30 a.m. on Johnson Street early Monday morning when officers conducted property checks after reports of shots fired Sunday night.

Florence County Coroner Keith von Lutcken says the victim, 37-year-old Latoya Patrice Sparks, was found in the driveway of a home on Johnson Street.

An autopsy is scheduled at MUSC.

Police are investigating and details are limited at this time.

Anyone with information is asked to call Lake City Police at 843-374-5411 to Crime Stoppers at 800-222-TIPS.

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