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.