Camden man in custody after woman’s body found in Sumter Co. backyard

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Sumter Co., S.C. (WOLO)–Sumter County deputies say the body of a 48 year old woman was found in the backyard of a home on Horatio-Hagood Rd. in Rembert Thursday afternoon.
The Sumter County Coroner has identified the victim as 48 year old Cashnell Woods they say suffered a gunshot wound.  Coroner Robbie Baker says an autopsy is scheduled to be performed Monday at MUSC in Charleston.
Investigators say following the discovery Douglas McLeod, 47, of Camden fled to Lee Co. where he carjacked a vehicle and later took a family member’s car without permission.
Deputies say he then drove to Richland Co. before turning himself in. This incident remains under investigation by the Sumter County Sheriff’s Office and Sumter County Coroner’s Office.
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