Body found in garbage truck in SC

EDGEFIELD, S.C. (AP) – Authorities are investigating after a body was found in a truck of garbage picked up from Saluda County.

Local media outlets report that the body was discovered Friday inside a garbage truck in Edgefield County.

Authorities determined that the body had been picked up with trash in Saluda County.

Sheriff’s offices from both counties are investigating and combing through missing persons reports.

Investigators have not released details about the body, including whether it was a male or female.

An autopsy was performed over the weekend, and evidence was sent to the State Law Enforcement Division.

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