6/24/2012 - Sheriff's Office Investigatiing Double Homicide


Sheriff’s Office Investigating Double Homicide

SPARTANBURG COUNTY, SC - [JUNE 23, 2012] About 4:00 AM on 06/23/2012 the Spartanburg County Communications Center received a 911 call from a passing motorist in reference to a suspicious vehi-cle parked in the 300 block of Blanchard Road. Upon arrival on the scene on Blanchard Road a Deputy met EMS personnel at a gold in color Chevrolet Impala parked in the roadway. The Deputy found the body of a white male and a white female inside of the vehicle. The man and the woman had been shot and killed.
Investigators from the Sheriff’s Office Violent Crime Unit, Forensics Unit and the Spartanburg County Coroner’s Office were called to the scene. Investigators have been working through the morning gath-ering evidence and information to assist them with their investigation into this case. At this time there have been no suspects identified or a motive established for this crime. The identity of the two vic-tims has not been released pending notification of the next of kin by the Spartanburg County Coro-ner’s Office. The Coroner’s Office will release a statement to the media once notification of the family has been accomplished. The Coroner’s Office will also release a statement concerning the autopsy of the victims according to their protocol.
If anyone has any information about this crime we ask that they call CrimeStoppers at 1.888.CRIME.SC.