Missing Lexington County man found dead in Ward, SC
Ward, SC (Paul Kirby) - The body of a Lexington County man who had been missing for over a week was found in Ward, SC Monday. Tucker Morris, 26, was located close to his place of employment according to the Saluda County Coroner's Office.
Morris had been missing since October 26th. Family and friends said he had driven to Saluda County where he worked at Pet Food Solutions in Ward. Friends of his from Lexington County began a massive campaign to try to locate their friend. They distributed flyers across both Lexington and Saluda Counties and someone appeared on the news asking everyone to help find Tucker.
Saluda County officials said that Morris’ body was found in a heavily wooded area just across from Pet Food Solutions by hunters Monday at approximately 5:30 p.m. An autopsy was completed in Newberry Tuesday, and the coroner said that no foul play was involved in his death.