Coroner’s office: Police investigating homicide after man found dead in Longs

Published: Dec. 5, 2022 at 5:10 PM EST|Updated: Dec. 7, 2022 at 5:53 PM EST
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LONGS, S.C. (WMBF) - The discovery of a body on the road in Longs over the weekend has led Horry County police to launch a homicide investigation.

Horry County Chief Deputy Coroner Tamara Willard said around 8:30 p.m. Saturday, the body of Cole D. Coleman was discovered on the road near Sandridge Loop and Fort Lane.

Willard confirmed on Wednesday that Coleman was shot and killed.

She said he likely died earlier in the day around 5:45 p.m.

Coleman’s death is being investigated by Horry County Police Department.

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