Iva mother's death was violent in nature, coroner says

ANDERSON Co., SC (WSPA) - ANDERSON COUNTY, SC (WSPA) - No arrests have been announced in the killing of a woman found dead Monday inside her Iva home. 

Investigators are calling her death a homicide. 

Anderson County Coroner Greg Shore identified the victim as 24-year-old Tabatha Nicole Duncan.

Shore said an autopsy was completed Tuesday afternoon around 12:30 p.m. and said her death was violent in nature and that she was found in a pool of blood.

According to Shore, Duncan was dead for about 8 to 12 hours before she was found around 2 p.m. on Monday.

Shore said the father of Duncan's boyfriend found the young mother's body inside her East Broad Street home.

Her two-year-old child were also inside the house. Investigators say the toddler was not harmed. 

Duncan's death is considered suspicious and agents with the S.C. Law Enforcement Division are leading the investigation, Shore said.

SLED spokesperson Tom Berry said the investigation is ongoing.


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