CHARLESTON COUNTY, S.C. (WCBD) – Authorities are investigating after a body was discovered outside a Johns Island home on Saturday afternoon.

Deputies with the Charleston County Sheriff’s Office (CCSO) responded to a home off Gibbs Road around 1:00 p.m. after a body was found in the backyard.

“The death appears suspicious at this time,” Andrew Knapp with CCSO said. “There is no known danger to the community.” 

This is a developing story, and more information will be provided as it becomes available. Count on 2 for updates.