Body found in Florence County is that of Devin Ivey
Wed, 15 Jun 2011 21:06:00 GMT —
Update: Rodney Ivey is now charged with murder in this case.
Florence County Coroner Bubba Matthews and the Florence County Sheriff's Office have confirmed that a body found on Brown Road in the Coward-Scranton community is that of missing 22-year-old Devin Ivey.
She was last seen one week ago at the Budget Inn Motel on US Highway 301 in Olanta.
Her husband, Rodney Ivey, 23, had been charged with giving false information to police in connection with his wife's disappearance. Deputies say he told them five different stories about what happened. He was also charged with a probation violation in connection with this case.
Rodney Ivey is now charged charged with murder. Investigators with the Florence County Sheriff's Office say it has been determined that Rodney killed his wife after an altercation at the Budget Inn and disposed of her body on Brown Road near Coward.
Rodney Ivey is still incarcerated in the Florence County Detention Center. He'll go before a judge for a bond hearing at 9 a.m. Thursday.
T his case is still under investigation.
Devin Ivey's body will be sent for an autopsy to determine how she died.