Autopsy on teen found dead in Florence County field shows no physical signs of trauma

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The autopsy on a 16-year-old boy who was found dead Monday afternoon in a field at a farm off of McLaughlin Road near Hill Harrell Road in Florence County showed no physical signs of trauma were discovered, Florence County Coroner Keith von Lutcken.

Lutcken said the cause and manner of death will be pending additional postmortem studies that may take as long as 4-6 weeks.

Lutcken added he's not releasing the teenager's name because he is a juvenile.

Many in the community say that the teenager was a wonderful person who meant a lot to those who knew him.

We will let you know when the results of the postmortem studies are in.

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