Body Found in Possible Homicide, Sumter Police Say

Investigators say the shooting took place several hours before the body was found.

Sumter County, SC (WLTX) - The Sumter County Sheriff's Office is investigating after a man's body was found Saturday morning.

Deputies say the victim, identified as 34-year-old Jarvis Omar Rush, appeared to be shot several times.

The shooting took place several house before the body was discovered on East Newberry Avenue at 10:30 a.m., according to investigators.

An autopsy is scheduled for next week.

Police are asking anyone with information to contact the Sumter County Sheriff's Investigative Office at 803-436-2011 or Crimestoppers anonymously in any of the following ways:

•    Call 888-CRIME-SC (888-274-6372).
•    Use the P3 Tips mobile app.
•    LOG ON to, and click on the red “Submit a Tip” tab.

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