The body of a 29-year-old man who had been shot multiple times was found in a ditch in a rural part of Colleton County Saturday morning.

Colleton County Coroner Richard Harvey identified the man as Quentin Bunch, 29, of Fairfax.

The body was found about 9:30 a.m. on Ashton Road near the small town of Islandton, which is the western part of the county, authorities said.

Colleton County Sheriff's Lt. Amye Stivender said they are investigating the death with the assistance of authorities in Hampton County.

Check back as more information becomes available.

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