A Lexington County man was found dead in his residence Sunday afternoon with his head smashed in, officials said Monday.
Timothy Edward Tice, 45, of 220 Jakes Landing Road, Lot E-4, just south of the Lake Murray dam, died from a fractured skull “resulting from a blunt force injury,” said county Coroner Harry Harman.
Harman has ruled Tice’s death a homicide.
The coroner’s office was called Sunday afternoon to Tice’s residence, where the man was pronounced dead, officials said.
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No other details, including when Tice might have died, or any circumstances of his death, were available Monday evening.
The coroner’s office and the Lexington County Sheriff’s Department are investigating.