Man charged with murder for body found the day after Christmas

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Wednesday, January 9, 2019

ORANGEBURG COUNTY, S.C., (WRDW/WAGT) – According to the OCSO, a man has been charged with murder after a body was found the day after Christmas.

55-year-old Stanley Dixon was taken into custody Wednesday and charged with murder.

Authorities received a phone call on December 26 saying there was a body off Highway 301 near Cope.

An autopsy revealed that the victim had been shot. The identity of the victim is unknown to News 12 at the moment.

This is still an ongoing investigation.