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Coroner identifies body found in wooded area in Spartanburg Co.

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SPARTANBURG, SC (FOX Carolina) -

The Spartanburg County Coroner and Spartanburg County Sheriff's Office are investigating after they say a body was found in a wooded area Tuesday.

Coroner Rusty Clevenger confirmed an individual was found in a wooded area near the 9700 block of Warren H. Abernathy Highway. 

A vehicle was also found at the scene. The coroner confirms the incident was not a wreck.

Clevenger on Wednesday identified the deceased as 32-year-old Gerald Francis Griffin III or Atlanta, Ga.

Foul play was not initially suspected. and Clevenger said no external injuries were visible.

An autopsy and toxicology report will be performed Wednesday to determine cause death.

Clevenger said additional details would be released when available.

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