CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — The Latest on a triple homicide at a mobile home park in rural Charleston County (all times local):
Authorities have released the identities of two women and a girl killed in a triple slaying in rural Charleston County.
The Charleston County Coroner’s office identifies the victims as 55-year-old Betty Mungin, 29-year-old Alexis Mungin and 8-year-old Armani Mungin. The coroner’s office says that Alexis Mungin was pregnant.
Authorities have charged 23-year-old Kenneth Ancrum of Ravenel with three counts of murder, a count of attempted murder and a count of possessing a firearm during commission of a crime. Deputies say the shooting resulted from a domestic dispute. A bond hearing was set for later Wednesday.
Charleston County Deputy Coroner Sheila Williams says autopsies will be performed on the victims later Wednesday.
The shootings occurred Tuesday afternoon at a mobile home park about 20 miles west of Charleston.
Charleston County sheriff’s deputies have made an arrest in what’s being called a domestic shooting in which two women and a girl were killed.
Maj. Eric Watson said in a news release that 23-year-old Kenneth Ancrum of Ravenel is charged with a count of murder in the shootings that happened Tuesday afternoon in Ravenel about 20 miles west of Charleston.
Watson says Ancrum is in the Charleston County jail and further charges are expected. It was not immediately known if he had an attorney.
The coroner has not yet released the names of the three victims.
A fourth woman was hospitalized with a leg wound but officials say the wound is not life-threatening. A 4-month-old child was found unharmed in a mobile home where the two dead women and the girl were found.