Boiling Springs man found dead outside business

GREENVILLE CO., S.C. (WSPA) – A Spartanburg County man reported missing was found dead in the parking lot of a Greenville business on Monday night.

The Greenville County Coroner’s Office identified the man as Richard Earl Fowler, 50, of Boiling Springs.

Fowler’s family had reported him missing earlier Monday to the Spartanburg County Sheriff’s Office, according to the coroner’s office.

Investigators think Fowler died at 1 p.m. Monday. He was found dead more than nine hours later in the parking lot of Home Depot on Woodruff Industrial Drive, according to the coroner’s office.

Authorities say there are no signs of foul play or danger to the community.

Fowler’s death remains under investigation by Greenville police and the coroner’s office.

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