2 bodies found on property in Oconee Co., deputies say

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FAIR PLAY, SC (WSPA) – Deputies are investigating after they say two bodies were found on a property in Fair Play in Oconee County, Friday afternoon.

According to the Oconee County Sheriff’s Office, they received a 911 call from a neighbor who found a body in the front yard of a property in the 300 block of Tammi Lane.

When deputies arrived on scene they found a second body inside the home.

The Oconee County Coroner’s Office was called to the scene. The coroner’s office reports that the bodies were severely decomposed and autopsies will need to be performed to determine their causes of death.

According to the coroner’s office, the man discovered in the front yard has been identified as Wesley B Lothery, 66 of Fair Play. His home address was on Marrett Carnes Rd. The victim found in the home has been identified as Ronald L Holbrooks, 66 and he is the owner of the property where the bodies were found.

The Sheriff’s Office says Animal Control took control of several dogs that were found at the scene.

Anyone who may have been in the area around Tammi Lane in the past 10 days and may have seen something suspicious is asked to call the Oconee County Sheriff’s Office at 864-638-4111 or Crime Stoppers at 1-888-CRIME-SC.

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