AIKEN COUNTY, S.C. (WJBF) – The Aiken County Coroner’s Office has identified a body found in a burned-out car.

On July 28, 2022, Aiken County authorities reported on the death of an individual who had been found in a burned vehicle on Boggy Gut Road off Williston Road.

After DNA testing, that victim has been identified as 33-year-old Freddie Powell III of Aiken. Powell had not been reported missing, according to the Sheriff’s Office.

Mr. Powell’s death is being investigated as a homicide. The Aiken County Sheriff’s Office is continuing with the investigation.

If anyone has information in this case, they are encouraged to call Aiken County Sheriff’s Office at (803) 648-6811.