Body found in Greenville Co. search for missing persons

GREENVILLE COUNTY, SC (WSPA) – A death investigation is underway after the body of a woman was found while searching for a missing person in Greenville County.

According to the Greenville County Sheriff’s Office, the body was found around 3 p.m. near the 12800 block of Old White Horse Road near Travelers Rest in the backyard of the victim’s home

The Greenville County Coroner’s Office said deputies were searching for a missing person in the area when the body was discovered.

There’s no word yet on how the woman died, but the sheriff’s office said there are no signs of foul play at this time.

The coroner’s office identified the woman as 38-year-old Evilyn Loaiza Alvarez, the missing person the sheriff’s office was looking for.

Alvarez is said to have been dead for about a week, according to coroners.

According to the coroner, Ms Alvarez underwent an autopsy on Saturday. Cause of death and manner of death are still pending pending further test results.

This case remains under investigation by the Greenville County Sheriff’s Office and the Greenville County Coroner’s Office.

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