SPARTANBURG COUNTY, S.C. (WSPA) – The Spartanburg County Coroner’s Office has ruled a person’s death suspicious in Inman.

According to the coroner’s office, the Spartanburg County Sheriff’s Office along with the coroner’s office responded to Ranier Dr. in Inman on Friday afternoon in reference to a death investigation. 

During the investigation, it was determined the death appeared to be suspicious, said officials with the coroner’s office.

A forensic autopsy was performed by the coroner’s office on Saturday confirming their suspicions that the decedent had been choked or strangled.

The coroner’s office has identified the victim as 65-year-old Patricia Lucas Berry.

The sheriff’s office said the involved individual has been located and interviewed. There isn’t any threat to the public, said officials.

The sheriff’s office is continuing its investigation.