Suspicious death under investigation in Barnwell County

Barnwell County
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BARNWELL, S.C. (WJBF) – The Barnwell County Coroner’s Office and the Barnwell County Sheriff’s Office are investigating a suspicious death on the 10200 block of Highway 39 in Williston.

71-year-old William D. Simmons of Walden Hills Circle in Augusta, Ga. was pronounced dead from a gunshot wound at 10:05 p.m. on Wednesday, January 13, 2021 on the 10200 block of Highway 39 in Williston, South Carolina.

An autopsy will be performed.

Count on NewsChannel 6 for more information on this developing investigation.

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