ZION, S.C. – A physique discovered on Zion Highway Monday night is believed to that of a lacking 80-year outdated girl, Marion County Sheriff Brian Wallace stated.
“At roughly 6:45 p.m. this night, stays believed to be that of lacking 80-year outdated Mary Ann Elvington had been positioned within the Zion group of Marion County,” Wallace stated in an announcement. “The Marion County Sheriff’s Workplace continues to analyze this heinous crime as a murder together with Horry County Police Division and the State Legislation Enforcement Division.”
Horry County Police Division and Marion County Sheriff’s Workplace had been trying to find Elvington, who was final seen close to US 76 in Nichols. Elvington was reported lacking Sunday and her white 2012 Buick LaCrosse was discovered unoccupied at a location on Bobby L. Davis Boulevard in Marion.
“Over the course of the investigation, HCPD and MCSO have utilized bloodhounds and different monitoring K9s, FLIR thermal imaging gear, and foot searches in an effort to seek out Elvington,” Wallace stated. South Carolina State Legislation Enforcement Division (SLED) additionally supplied air assist through helicopter.
Marion County Coroner Jerry Richardson stated an investigation is underway.
The Marion County Sheriff’s Workplace asks the general public for any info regarding the case to contact native authorities.