A deceased body was found in Edgefield County Wednesday afternoon, Oct. 10, on Sandy Springs Road off Mt. Zion Road – in the Trenton area. According to the Edgefield County Sheriff’s Office, the body was sent to Newberry for an autopsy .
Authorities identified the body as Dakota M. Calhoun, 25, of North Augusta. Calhoun died of a gunshot wound to the head. No other information was being released until recently when the death was designated a homicide. This is now an ongoing, active investigation of a murder. In a statement to the Advertiser, the ECSO stated that they are currently processing evidence. Anyone with information on this case is asked to call the ECSO at 803-637-5337