The woman said she gave her son a lethal dose of medication, according to the Berkeley County Sheriff's Office.
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The former chief financial officer who stole $1.2 million from the Berkeley County School District was sentenced Wednesday to just over five years in federal prison for what authorities have described as possibly the largest public embezzlement scheme in South Carolina's history.
An affidavit charging a man with grand larceny sheds some light on the investigation into a Mount Pleasant woman's shooting death after police released only limited information last week.
A Summerville man is facing charges after authorities said he stole a Charleston Fire Department SUV and led several law enforcement agencies on a pursuit from Goose Creek to Charleston.
For years, Marvin Gethers upheld a reputation as a beloved colleague and a trusted mentor to struggling students in one of North Charleston's poorest elementary schools. But while school leaders celebrated Gethers, a number of students say he was molesting them behind closed doors.
The indictment filed in U.S. District Court in Charleston alleges the woman stole benefits between 2013 and 2017.
Originally charged with murder, Branden Prioleau was allowed to plead guilty to a lesser charge Tuesday due to a lack of evidence in the killing on New Year's Day 2017.
Police said the suspect is accused of shooting and killing a man found dead inside an apartment last week.
The cause of the fire is under investigation.
Authorities have identified a 35-year-old North Charleston killed in a shooting at an apartment on Monday.