Deputies find dead body, handgun on side of gravel road

3 years 2 months 5 days ago Monday, October 13 2014 Oct 13, 2014 Monday, October 13, 2014 8:14:00 AM CDT October 13, 2014 in News
By: Drew Whiteman, KOMU 8 Digital Producer

COOPER COUNTY - An autopsy is scheduled for Tuesday for a body deputies found lying on the side of the road in Cooper County Saturday afternoon.

Deputies said they found a 62-year-old Donna McCart from Columbia on the side of a gravel road just west of Pilot Grove. The report also said deputies found a handgun at the scene. 

As of Sunday, the case was classified as a death investigation. Sheriff Jerry Wolfe said, "We are not ruling out any possibility at this point although this incident does not appear, on the face of it, to be a homicide. We are proceeding with every precaution."

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