Police say it appears to be a discarded military relic found in an abandoned home.
NEWBERRY COUNTY, S.C. — A military shell has been found in an abandoned home in Newberry county.,
According to Sheriff Lee Foster, a piece of military ordinance (explosive) was found off Colony Church Road in an abandoned home.
Sheriff Foster believes there is no criminal intent involved and it appears to be a discarded military relic.
Explosive Experts from SLED and Shaw Air Force Base are on the scene to dispose of the shell.
People living in the Colony Church area may hear a muffled explosion due to the disarming.
There is no danger to the public.