Decomposed body found in Aiken

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A badly decomposed female body was found Saturday afternoon off of Double Springs Road in Aiken County, authorities said.

Around 12:30 p.m., Aiken County Sheriff’s deputies were called to the 1000 block of Double Springs Road, off of Atomic Road, where a body found in a heavily wooded area, Capt. Troy Elwell said.

The body was too badly decomposed to identify or determine a cause of death.

Elwell said the autopsy is scheduled for Sunday morning.

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