Dorchester County sheriff's deputies are investigating a "suspicious" death near North Charleston, Sheriff's Capt. Tony Phinney said.

The incident occurred off North Ridgebrook Drive, Phinney said. The street is located off of Ashley Phosphate Road.

An autopsy is scheduled for Thursday, he said.

Further details about the death were not immediately available.

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