Summerville homicide victim identified, police investigating

A homicide victim was found near Nexton Parkway in Summerville Tuesday, according to Berkeley County Sheriff’s Office. Deputies responded to reports of an unresponsive woman on the ground at Brighton Park Boulevard. She was found with “multiple” gunshot wounds. The victim was identified today as Ladson resident Marie De La Cruz Chavarria. An autopsy on the victim is scheduled for July 22, the Coroner’s Office said.

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