Man found dead in vehicle at Blythewood hotel

BLYTHEWOOD – A man was found dead in a vehicle parked at the Days Inn motel in Blythewood shortly before noon on Thursday, June 20.

According to a Richland County Sheriff’s incident report, the man had fallen asleep in his car the night before after going out with friends. The report said the doors were locked and the windows were closed on the vehicle when the man’s body was discovered.

According to officials at the Days Inn, the man was from out of state and had been staying at the hotel while working at a Blythewood industry’s construction site.

The incident is being investigated by the Richland County Sheriff’s Department and the Richland County Coroner’s office.

This story was updated June 26, 2024 at 6:36 p.m.

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