Coroner identifies West Columbia man found dead in Columbia

Richland County Coroner Gary Watts has released the name of the individual who was found unresponsive sitting on a park bench Friday morning at the intersection of Montgomery Street and S. Holly Street, in the Rosewood section of Columbia.

Hunter Craig Hollingsworth, 58, of Grove Lane, West Columbia, was found deceased at approximately 8:30 a.m. The autopsy results are pending further studies but did not indicate any signs of trauma.

The Richland County Coroner’s Office and the Columbia Police Department are investigating the incident.

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