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Man Found In Oconee County Backyard Identified

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The Oconee County Sheriff's Office is investigating a homicide Saturday after finding the body of a 46-year-old Salem man. The Oconee County Sheriff's Office is investigating a homicide Saturday after finding the body of a 46-year-old Salem man.
OCONEE COUNTY, S.C. -

The Oconee County Sheriff's Office is investigating a homicide Saturday after finding the body of a 46-year-old Salem man.

Oconee County Coroner, Karl Addis, has identified the man as Charles Benson Cantrell.

According to coroner reports, Friday around 9:30 p.m., Cantrell was found lying face-down outside of a home on the 200 block of Webb Road in Seneca, an area commonly referred to as the 'Friendship Community'.

Addis noted that Cantrell suffered a gunshot wound to an unspecified part of the body.

This death is being treated as a homicide and the Oconee County Sheriff's Department is investigating.

An autopsy is scheduled for Sunday.

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