The Florence County Sheriff's Office says someone passing by called 911 to report a body in a ditch just after 10:00 Saturday morning.
Officials say the victim is Michael Ford, 32, of Florence.
Hord was found Pygatt Road in Effingham.
Coroner Bubba Matthews says he's treating his death as a possible homicide.
Matthews is waiting on an autopsy result to determine's Ford's cause of death.
If you have any information you are asked to call the Florence County Sheriff's Office at (843) 665-2121, ext 367.
You can remain anonymous.