Deputies in Lexington County are investigating a shooting that began Tuesday morning with a domestic-related call to a home near Gilbert. According to investigators, a woman was shot by her husband during the incident at their home on Haskell Road. The man fled the house, prompting deputies to launch a search
Lexington County Coroner Margaret Fisher has released the autopsy results for Bessie Durham, 63, of Columbia who died on September 15 in a bathroom in the Belk Store in the Columbiana Mall. Durham’s body was found days later in that same bathroom on September 19 by a co-worker. A forensic
A Columbia man was shot to death while he and his brother, who was also shot, were riding on Edmund Highway late Saturday night. Harold Lord Peak III, 22, died of multiple gunshot wounds at the scene, according to Lexington County Coroner Margaret Fisher. “Based on what the victim’s brother
Lexington County deputies have arrested a man accused of shooting his stepson September 19. The shooting victim has been identified as 52-year-old Brian Garris, according to Lexington County Coroner Margaret Fisher. Carl Sims, 71, will be charged with murder in the shooting death, according to Lexington County Sheriff Jay Koon.
A Lexington County woman is accused of stabbing her neighbor at the victim’s home Monday night. Brenda Sue Jeffcoat, 60, is charged with attempted murder and possession of a weapon during a violent crime, according to arrest warrants. “Deputies responded to a home on Doe Trail Court shortly before 11
Lexington County deputies have arrested a man accused of shooting his stepson Sunday afternoon. The shooting victim has been identified as 52-year-old Brian Garris, according to Lexington County Coroner Margaret Fisher. Carl Sims, 71, will be charged with murder in the shooting death, according to Lexington County Sheriff Jay Koon.
Capt. Jesse Laintz, commander of the Lexington County Sheriff’s Department’s major crimes unit, has graduated from the FBI’s National Academy in Quantico, Virginia. “Jesse’s completion of this prestigious national program will benefit the Sheriff’s Department and help us continue to provide our citizens with excellent law enforcement services,” Lexington County
Chief Terrence Green is providing a final update to the early morning shooting death investigation in the Mallard Lakes neighborhood on August 16, 2022, as the 11th Circuit Solicitor’s Office has reviewed this case and has ruled it as a justifiable homicide. It was found that the male victim acted
Heather Koon-Hobby, a 41-year-old woman from Newberry County, has been sentenced to ten (10) years in prison following her guilty plea on Friday, July 22, 2022, in Lexington County General Sessions Court for Trafficking Methamphetamine. Koon-Hobby is not eligible for parole under South Carolina law. On December 3, 2018 and