Man found dead near Lexington High identified

A man found dead near Lexington High School on Wednesday afternoon has been identified by Lexington County Coroner Margaret Fisher.

Fisher said Dr. Wayne S. Black, 68, was found dead by a family member in the yard of his home, located across from the high school in the 200 block of Olde Farm Road at around 2:30 p.m.

An autopsy will be performed Thursday to determine the cause of his death.

Fisher said that no foul play was suspected, but said Black’s death remains under investigation by her office and the Lexington County Sheriff’s Department.