COLUMBIA, S.C. (WOLO) – A 50-year-old woman has been identified the Richland County Coroner’s Office as the victim of a murder investigation.
Columbia Police say what was being investigated as a suspicious death has now been ruled a homicide after the body of Angela Lee Young was found on Calk Street on December 9.
Coroner Gary Watts said Young was shot in the upper body.
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The Will County Sheriff’s Office announced that the body found Monday in a wooded area north of Jefferson Street just outside Joliet was a female homicide victim.
The Will County Coroner’s Office is working to identify the woman, according to a statement released Tuesday afternoon. In the statement, the sheriff’s office said releasing further information could jeopardize the investigation.
Jefferson Street is open as detectives are no longer on scene. The sheriff’s office wished to remind the public that the property on which the body was discovered is privately owned and therefore no one is allowed on it without the owner’s consent.
Deputies responded about 9 a.m. Monday to the area of Jefferson Street and Eden Lane after the body was found. A hunter discovered the body in a heavily