Man found deceased at Bluffton hotel Posted on January 5, 2018 by S Y WoodsJanuary 5, 2018 At around 10:15 a.m. Friday morning, January 5, the Beaufort County Sheriff’s Office deputies were responded to a report of a suspicious death of a man inside of the NEXTHome Extended Stay and Suites on Fording Island Road in Bluffton. As of this time, the cause and manner of the man’s death are not apparent and the investigation is in its preliminary stages. Sheriff’s Office investigators are now on-scene interviewing witnesses and processing for forensic evidence. The man has been identified as 35-year-old Kevin Hill Jr. of Bluffton. A forensic autopsy has been scheduled to be performed on Saturday, January 6, at the Medical University of South Carolina and is expected to aid in the determination of Hill Jr.’s cause and manner of death. Anyone with information is urged to contact Sheriff’s Office Emergency Dispatch 9-1-1 or CrimeStoppers 1-888-CrimeSC if wishing to remain anonymous and for possible reward. Source: Beaufort County Sheriff’s Office press release.