Body of missing 18-year-old man found in Bamberg

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Tuesday, Feb. 5, 2019

BAMBERG, S.C. (WRDW/WAGT) -- A body found in Bamberg on Jan. 22 has been identified as a missing 18-year-old.

Malik Spencer was reported missing by family on December 18th. Days later his car was found on St. Helena Island. The car was sent away for forensic testing.

Remains were found on Jan. 22 in the brush off Highway 78 in Bamberg County. The body was sent to the Crime lab in Newberry, where a positive ID was made.

Preliminary findings show that Malik Spencer was shot multiple times. It's being ruled as a homicide.