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5:58 am on Thursday March 22, 2012

Man arrested after attempting to drive SUV off Ravenel Bridge (Update: Requests trial by jury)

Live 5 News was live steaming from the scene on Thursday.Update March 22: Instead of appearing in Charleston Municipal Court on Wednesday for his antics on the Arthur Ravenel Jr. Bridge, Philip DeClemente has requested a jury trial on his reckless...
2:18 am on Sunday June 5, 2011

Body found in marsh near Patriots Point identified

The body that was found in the marsh near Patriots Point Links is that of a man who is thought to have jumped from the James B. Edwards Bridge on Friday. The Post and Courier is reporting the man was 55-year-old Daniel Chetwood of the Walterboro...
1:35 pm on Wednesday March 9, 2011

Apparent suicide victim discovered in church parking lot

Image by Flickr user dawgfanjeffIn what the Berkeley County Coroner has deemed an apparent suicide, a man was found shot to death this morning in a Goose Creek church parking lot. The incident took place in the parking lot of the Church of Christ,...
3:35 am on Wednesday February 9, 2011

Charleston County deputy witnesses early morning suicide (update: name released)

Update February 9: Police have released the name of the man who fatally shot himself, but little more appears to be known. The Post and Courier has the brief and reports the man's name at Guy Glen of Edisto Island. First reporting: A Charleston...
3:53 am on Saturday December 11, 2010

Father talks about Academic Magnet student speaks about son's death

Reading from a prepared statement the father of Aaron Williams, Trace, appeared before media to talk about his son's death and to announce he would set up a scholarship fund in his name. On Wednesday, in the parking lot of the Academic Magnet High...
5:11 am on Monday September 27, 2010

Former USC football, current Denver Broncos player Kenny McKinley found dead (update: funeral arrangements)

Denver Broncos Update September 27: The Associated Press is reporting that McKinley's funeral will be held this morning in suburban Atlanta. There's a brief AP writeup here. Update September 22: There's still no concrete "why," but a picture has...
4:41 am on Wednesday September 22, 2010

Former USC football, current Denver Broncos player Kenny McKinley found dead (update: some answers)

Image by Denver Broncos Update September 22: There's still no concrete "why," but a picture has emerged of a McKinley depressed by his inability to play football due to his knee injuries. This updated Denver Post article is your best spot to learn...
4:34 pm on Monday September 20, 2010

Two found dead in apparent Yemassee domestic murder-suicide

Flickr user skippytpe 30-year-old Consuela Drayton and 33-year-old Terrance Kelly were both found dead in apparent murder-suicide in a yard on White Hall Road inYemassee. Multiple reports abound but NBC News 2 in Charleston seems to have the best...
11:00 am on Monday August 23, 2010

Woman's leap from Stono Bridge deemed a suicide

Image by Flickr user djsreworkA Johns Island woman died Sunday after leaping to her death from the top of the Stono Bridge that connects James Island to Johns Island. According to a Charleston County Coroner, Cynthia Springs, 49, died from drowning...
12:12 pm on Wednesday July 28, 2010

Three possible suicides in recent weeks in Charleston

The Post and Courier has the reports of two possible suicides at the Naval Weapons Station and one at the Charleston County Detention Center.