COLUMBIA, S.C. -- Sheriff's deputies are investigating the death of a man whose body was found in Richland County.

Sgt. Curtis Wilson says the man's relatives found his body at around 2:30 p.m. Monday

Richland County Coroner Gary Watts says 71-year-old James Solomon bled to death after being beaten and stabbed. His news release did not say how long Solomon was dead before his body was discovered.

Deputies haven't made any arrests and are trying to determine why Solomon was killed.