Man found dead on Hilton Head road

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HILTON HEAD ISLAND, S.C. — Beaufort County sheriff’s deputies are investigating the death of a man found on a road on Hilton Head Island.

A suspect has been arrested and charged with voluntary manslaughter.

Deputies say the body of 37-year-old Federico Perez Nava of Hilton Head Island was found beside a road around 8 a.m. Sunday. Nava died at the scene.

Coroner Ed Allen says an autopsy is planned at the Medical University of South Carolina in Charleston to determine the cause of death.

Thirty-five-year-old Arturo Chimal Guzman was arrested later Sunday.

Detectives say Guzman was involved in a fight with Nava around 3 a.m. Sunday. Officers don’t know what sparked the fight.

 
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