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      Lamar home invasion victim dies

      LAMAR, S.C. (WPDE) - The victim of a home invasion in Lamar has died. Last month, Derrick Amerson, 70, was shot and his wife was beaten in their home.

      Darlington County C oroner Todd Hardee says Amerson died Friday night from his injuries at a Columbia hospital. An autopsy is scheduled for Monday.

      H ardee says Amerson's death is now considered a murder. No arrests have been made.