Body found on Richmond Ave. in Anderson Co.

Body found in Anderson Co.

ANDERSON CO., S.C. (WSPA) – Anderson Co. Sheriff’s Office reports a body of a male was found somewhere in the county.

Deputies say investigators are on the scene at Richmond Ave. near Shockley Ferry Rd. (US 29).

According to Coroner Don McCown, the body is that of a homeless man, and this area is a known hangout for homeless people.

The man has been identified as 56-year-old Jesse Lee Alexander.

He had no obvious injuries, and has a history of alcohol and drug abuse, according to the coroner.

His birthday was tomorrow.

This investigation is still ongoing.

 

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