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Coroner: Death ruled suicide after body found in Pickens Co. woods

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LIBERTY, SC (FOX Carolina) -

The Pickens County Coroner's Office said a man's body was found in a wooded area on Sunday.

According to the Sheriff's Office, the body  was found in a remote location on Green Tree Drive in Liberty.

Deputies said they were notified around 5:20 p.m. that a body had been seen in the area by a passing motorist. Upon arrival, deputies said they found an adult male that was deceased, about 10 to 15 yards off the roadway. They said no weapons were found at the scene.

Officials said the man is believed to be a person reported missing earlier Sunday morning by a family member. He was last seen Aug. 25 when he left his home on foot.

After an autopsy, the coroner ruled the death a suicide and said it was not suspicious in nature.

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