Body found along highway in North Augusta identified


***Updated Friday, March 24 @ 8:45 a.m.***

NORTH AUGUSTA, S.C. (WJBF) – We have just learned that the body found on Highway One in North Augusta is that of 96-year-old Harry Charthern.

According to officers, the victim lived nearby.

No autopsy will be done.

NORTH AUGUSTA, S.C. (WJBF) – A body has been found lying along the side of Highway One in North Augusta.

The discovery was made about 7:30 Friday morning near Buena Vista Avenue.

Public safety officers are currently at the scene.

Details are limited but here’s what we know so far.

According to a spokesman for North Augusta Public Safety Department, the body is that of a black man.

It is unclear how the man died.

The coroner also is on the way to the scene.

Stay tuned to WJBF NewsChannel 6 for more on this developing story.

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