Authorities asking for help in solving Downtown Charleston homicide

CHARLESTON, S.C. (WCBD) – Early Thursday morning detectives and Crime Scene personnel are on scene of a homicide that occurred under the Huger Street overpass which is between Meeting Street and King Street.

The victim is a middle aged black male, a nearby worker found the body approximately at 9 a.m.  He was pronounced dead at the scene.

No suspects have been identified at this moment. There is visible trauma to the body, however the coroner will provide the cause of death.

The Charleston Police Department is seeking the public’s help in their investigation of an assault that occurred between Wednesday, November 1st and early on the morning of Thursday, November 2nd.

Anyone with information about this incident can call 843-743-7200 for the on duty CPD Central Detective or Crime Stoppers at 843-554-1111.

This is the 7th homicide in the city of Charleston for 2017.

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