Authorities continue to investigate suspicious death at Shuler Cemetery

Berkeley County News

RIDGEVILLE, SC (WCBD) – The shooting that took place over the weekend in Berkeley County is still being investigated tonight. A body was found at the Shuler Cemetery just across the street from the McDougall prison in Ridgeville on Saturday.

The sheriff’s deputy said they now need your help to solve this case.

At about 1:30 p.m. Saturday, some people were visiting the Shuler Cemetery in Ridgeville when they found a person that was deceased laying on the ground. He was found with multiple gunshot wounds.

The body was later identified as 29-year-old Steven Lincoln Jr. of Ridgeville.

Investigators say they are learning more, but they now know Lincoln was at the cemetery earlier.

From what we can tell, he was actually in the area for a funeral earlier that day for a friend who was being interned there.

If you have any information, you are asked to call Crime Stoppers of the Lowcountry at 843-554-1111.

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