Sheriff's investigators working after body found near Irmo
Irmo, SC (Paul Kirby) – Lexington County Sheriff’s Department investigators were in the Irmo area Thursday evening after a body was found in a wooded area off Piney Grove Road. This is in the county just outside of the incorporated town limits of Irmo. According to the department, it appeared as if the deceased individual had been dead for some time
There public information staff released some information via Twitter to try and reassure the public that they were safe. “There’s limited information at this time, but we are not currently searching for any suspects in relation to the incident and do not believe there is a threat to the public,” one of their spokes-people said via Twitter just after 6:30 p.m. Thursday. The name of the deceased and the cause of death will be released by the Lexington County Coroner’s Office who is also working on the investigation with the LCSD.