Update| Body identified in vehicle fire

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Sunday, July 12, 2015

AIKEN COUNTY, S.C. -- The Aiken County Coroner has identified the body found in a burning car off Lake Shore Dr. in Aiken County.

The coroner says Millie A. Gantt, 68, of Aiken left her home some time early Sunday morning and had not been seen since.

A forest fire was reported around 10:30 this morning by several people living on Lake Shore Dr. When the Eureka Fire Department responded to the call, they found a burning vehicle in the woods.

Authorities say the late model Toyota Camry was registered to Gantt, and there are no suspicious circumstances and no foul play suspects.

Her body is scheduled for an autopsy tomorrow in Newberry, SC. The death investigation is being handled by the Aiken County Coroner's Officer and the Aiken County Sheriff's Office.