Human remains found in vacant lot in Greenville identified

Police are investigating a death after remains were found in a vacant lot on Doe Street (WSPA).

UPDATE: The human remains found in a vacant on Doe Street in Greenville on Saturday were identified on Tuesday.

The Greenville County Coroner’s Office said the remains were identified as Michael John Bowser, 39, of Liberty, SC.

The cause of Bowser’s death is pending the results of an autopsy.

This case remains under investigation by the Greenville Police Department and the Greenville County Coroner’s Office.


GREENVILLE, SC (WSPA) – Greenville police say human remains were discovered in a vacant lot.

The remains were found around 5 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 6 on Doe Street by someone picking up cans in the area.

Police say there’s no threat to the community. 

The remains have not been identified, but the coroner’s office confirms the victim was an adult who apparently died several months ago.

We will update this article when we get more information.