Coroner identifies man found dead near Veterans Park in Greer


GREER, SC (WSPA) – Greer Police Department officials said a death investigation is underway after a person was found dead on 17th Street in Greer Wednesday afternoon.

According to a police department news release, officers responded to Veterans Park, located at 50 17th St. at around 1:10 p.m. for a welfare check on a person at that location.

When they arrived on-scene, they found the person to be deceased.

The Spartanburg County Coroner’s Office identified 47-year-old Robert β€œButch” Jackson, formally of Rhett St. Greer, SC.

A forensic autopsy was performed on Thursday.

No evidence of foul play was found, according to the coroner. The cause of death is further pending toxicological testing and microscopic analysis.

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