Woman found dead Tuesday is identified by coroner, victim of a shooting

Richland County Coroner Gary Watts has released the name of the individual that was found Tuesday in the 5800 block of Koon Road, Columbia.

Brenda Victoria Jackson, 52, of Allen Benedict Court, Columbia, was found by a citizen in the wooded area behind Rehoboth Restoration Church. An autopsy indicated the cause of death to be due to a gunshot wound to the upper body, the Coroner has ruled the death a homicide.

The Columbia Police Department is investigating the incident.

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