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Dead body found in roadside ditch near Murrells Inlet

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 MURRELLS INLET, SC (WBTW) - Horry County Police officers were called to the scene of a dead body found near Murrells Inlet Thursday.

According the Lt. Robert Kegler, the body was found in a ditch near Blackmoor Drive and SC 707 around 1 p.m.

There is no indication as to how or why the body was in the ditch.

The Horry County Major Crimes Unit is on the scene investigating as well.

Horry County Deputy Coroner Tamara Willard identifies the victim as Pete Duran, 57, of Murrells Inlet. The investigation as to when his injuries occurred is ongoing.


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