Winnsboro man dies in car fire on Dec. 29

WINNSBORO – Fairfield County Coroner Chris Hill is releasing the name of a man who was found deceased on Dec. 29, 2022.

According to Coroner Hill, the body of Charles Burns, age 68, of Winnsboro, SC, was found by firefighters after extinguishing a car fire in the deceased’s yard. Fairfield County Sheriff’s Department and SLED were called to the scene to investigate the death along with the Fairfield County Coroner’s Office.

 There appears to be no foul play involved in the death, according to the report.

No other information is available at this time.

An autopsy is schedule to determine the exact cause of death. The incident will continue to be investigated by Fairfield County Coroner’s Office.

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