Officials ID human remains found in Seneca as 55-year-old woman


SENECA, S.C. (WSPA) – The Oconee County Coroner’s Office and the Seneca Police Department were notified by SLED that they had received a DNA match for the human remains found last month in Seneca.

The coroner’s office said the remains were those of 55-year-old Teresa Marlene Hatchell Sell.

Sell is formerly from Easley, according to the Oconee County coroner. Their office received information that Sell once resided with her sister who formerly lived in the Seneca area.

The coroner’s office contacted the woman’s daughter. The daughter is working to contact additional family members, the coroner said.

Her death remains under investigation by the Seneca Police and Oconee County Coroner’s Office.

If anyone recognizes her and has any information on where she may have been living or who she may have associated with, you’re asked to contact Captain Casey Bowling with the Seneca Police Department at (864) 973-3441.

Forensic studies continue in attempt to determine her cause and manner of death.

Check back for updates.

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