Father of murder suspect also charged in deaths
Thu, 15 Sep 2011 15:47:38 GMT —
Punam Gopaldas and Vinaben Patel were found dead in Gopaldas home in the Country Club of South Carolina. Deputies say they found the couple's 2-year-old son lying next to his mother's body. Punam and Hiralkumar Gopaldas were divorcing and in a custody battle for the 2-year-old.
Investigators arrested Hiralkumar on June 28. He's also charged with two counts of murder.
According to Investigators, witnesses and evidence place Kalabhai, Hiralkumar's father, at the home at or about the estimated time of the murders.
He is being held at the Florence County Detention Center.