‘Her house is full of blood’: Hear 911 call that started a Columbia murder investigation

On August 9, Peggy Bowers returned from the grocery store to the house of Joan Staub's and found the door open. Inside she found Staub's body. Here is the 911 call from the incident.
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On August 9, Peggy Bowers returned from the grocery store to the house of Joan Staub's and found the door open. Inside she found Staub's body. Here is the 911 call from the incident.

David Travis Bland won the South Carolina Press Association’s 2017 Judson Chapman Award for community journalism. As The State’s crime, police and public safety reporter, he strives to inform communities about crimes that affect them and give deeper insight into victims, the accused and law enforcement. He studied history with a focus on the American South at the University of South Carolina.