Coroner identifies male found in Finlay Park pond, cause of death being further studied

Police on scene at Finlay Park Friday. CPD provided photo.

Richland County Coroner Gary Watts released the name of the individual who was discovered in the pond at Finlay Park on Friday at approximately 11:00 a.m.

Jerry Jermaine Hickson, 29, of 3rd Avenue South, Myrtle Beach, was pronounced dead at the scene. An autopsy revealed no signs of trauma, the cause of death is pending further studies at this time.

The Richland County Coroner’s Office and Columbia Police Department are continuing to investigate the incident.

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