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Homicide Ruled in Francis Marion Discovery

Coroner says man was shot to death following autopsy.

Gunshot wounds killed the man found dead Tuesday in the Francis Marion National Forest, according to Berkeley County Coroner Bill Salisbury.

Robert Moultrie, 31, of Conway, was found on Brick Church Road on Tuesday morning inside a Chevy Suburban.

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Following the autopsy, the coroner ruled the death a homicide. He did not disclose where Moultrie was shot or how many gunshot wounds there were, due to the ongoing investigation.

The Berkeley County Sheriff's Office and the Coroner's Office have been investigating the case.

Charles Spriggs September 12, 2012 at 07:29 PM
"Coroner says man was shot to death following autopsy." Might want to reword this, or it will show up on journalist bloopers.
Greg Hambrick September 12, 2012 at 08:26 PM
Yeah. Thanks, Charles.
Ambassador September 13, 2012 at 11:28 AM
Just reaffirms my opiinion about ever going again to the rifle range in the Francis Marion. Went once, realized the complete and utter seclusion, which is understandable at a firearms range, realized that if someone wants my firearms, even if I am with others, all they have to do is hide behind a tree, shoot us, take our firearms, and leave us for the front page of the paper.

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