Florence man found guilty of fraud in parents' murder

A jury has found a Florence man guilty of mail and wire fraud in connection the murder of his parents.

Timothy Poole, a former Florence County Sheriff's deputy, was found guilty on all 20 counts of conspiracy to commit mail and wire fraud. Police say he killed his parents in August of 2006 to collect money from their $5 million estate.

It took the jury an hour to deliberate. Poole faces up to 400 years in prison.

He will be sentenced at a later date.

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