A woman was shot to death in a Richland County home, and her husband is also dead, with a murder-suicide suspected, according to Richland County sheriff’s deputies.
Richland County sheriff’s deputies arrived to do a welfare check, at the request of the Orangeburg County sheriff’s department, at a home in the 200 block of Morningside Drive, near St. Andrews Park and Pine Grove Elementary School off Broad River Road, around 6:15 a.m. Saturday.
Danielle Lavonne Colburn-Govan, 46, was found dead in her home with gunshot wounds in her upper body, deputies said. An autopsy is scheduled for Sunday, according to Richland County Coroner Gary Watts.
Her husband was found dead in Orangeburg County.
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The deaths are being investigated as a possible murder-suicide, according to the Richland County Sheriff’s Department.