Police: Three dead at Williamsburg County home, including 6-year-old


The Williamsburg County Sheriff's Office and the State Law Enforcement Division (SLED) are investigating the deaths of three people inside a home on Lawrimore Road in the Muddy Creek area of Hemingway in Williamsburg County, according to Lt. Darrel Moyd with the Williamsburg County Sheriff's Office.

The coroner has identified the victims as William A. Lawrimore, Jr., 44, Savannah Lawrimore, 5, and Cynthia W. Lawrimore, 46, all of Hemingway.

One of the people found dead in the home is a 6-year-old child. Moyd said it looks to be a murder, murder, suicide.

Moyd said more information will be released later.

The family of the victims released the following statement Friday night:

We are all devastated and heartbroken by the tragic loss of our family members. Never in a million years would we expect something like this to happen in our community or on our road, nevertheless in our family. We ask for prayers as we work to get through this difficult time and ask for privacy. Thank you.
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