OCONEE COUNTY, S.C. A woman's body found in a shed is presumed to be missing Westminster resident Rebecca Murray Cawthon, Oconee County Coroner Karl Addis said in a statement.

Addis said a positive identification has not been made, but the body meets Cawthon's physical descriptions. She was reported missing on April 18.
The body was found in the 400 block of Welcome Church Road, where Cawthon lived, according to an Oconee County Sheriff's Office statement. The property is in a heavily wooded, not heavily populated, area.

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Lee Mikeal Cawthon, 40, shot his wife multiple times on an unknown date between April 16 and April 20, according to the warrant charging him with murder. He admitted to shooting her, according to the warrant.

He also was charged Thursday with domestic violence for a separate altercation on April 14, according to another warrant also obtained Thursday. That warrant says he hit her in the head and face with his fist and elbow, causing her to be treated with regional anesthesia.
Authorities became involved on April 18, when Rebecca Cawthon's mother said she failed to show up for Easter dinner.
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