CHESTERFIELD, S.C. -- Deputies in Chesterfield County have detained three people in connection with the discovery of a body near a pickup truck Monday morning.

According to Chesterfield County Sheriff Jay Brooks, the three people have been detained for further questioning related to the death of Micky Short. The sheriff said he was unable to provide further information related to the case.

On Monday, deputies received a call around 7:30 a.m. from someone driving by a field who spotted the truck and Short's body. Investigators said the victim appeared to have been shot.