FIRST ON 3: Body found in SC 11 years ago identified as Brunswick Co. woman
BRUNSWICK COUNTY, NC (WWAY) — Investigators in South Carolina say a body found more than a decade ago is a Brunswick County woman.
Darlington County Coroner Todd Hardee says the body found in a rest area 11 years ago is Michelle Yvonne Haggadone of Bolivia.
WPDE in Myrtle Beach reports the Brunswick County Sheriff’s Office submitted unidentified DNA to a national database, and it came back as the missing Haggadone.
On his last day in Office, Darlington County Coroner Eldridge Norton held a funeral for the woman with the help of the Darlington County Sheriff’s Office. She was laid to rest in Magnolia Cemetery in Hartsville. Her headstone simply reads “Known only by God.”
The Darlington County Sheriff’s Office is holding a press conference this afternoon to provide more information.
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