GREENVILLE COUNTY, SC (FOX Carolina) - The Greenville County coroner said a man who was found dead along Locust Hill Road Sunday morning was killed by a gunshot wound to the head.
On Monday, the coroner's office identified the man as 31-year-old Jamie Dale Smith of Easley and later said the manner of Smith's death was ruled a homicide.
The Greenville Sheriff's Office says they responded to a call of a truck sitting along Locust Hill Road with its hazard lights on, arriving around 5:30 a.m Sunday to find a Ford F-150.
As they approached the truck, deputies said they found an adult male, now identified as Smith, in the driver's seat. It appeared that he suffered from a gunshot wound, and was pronounced dead on scene.
Investigators spent many hours canvassing the area. Highway 290 between Mush Creek and Duck Lane was shut down while they investigated.
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