The Cherokee County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a homicide after receiving a report of a body found on CR 3429.
The victim was identified as David Sartain, 56, of Mt. Selman, according to a press release from the Cherokee County Sheriff’s Department Friday morning.
At about 2:20 a.m. Wednesday, the sheriff’s office received a call about a body found near Mount Selman, according to a post on the department’s Facebook page. After arriving at the scene, officers determined that it was a murder.
On Wednesday afternoon, the sheriff’s department announced that it was seeking a person of interest in connection with the case. The person was located by the police the same day. Cherokee County Sheriff Brent Dickson says he is not in custody and no arrest has been made at this time.
Anyone with information regarding this matter is asked to contact the Cherokee County Sheriff’s Office at 903-683-2271.