Neighbors in shock as four found shot dead in South Carolina home, another dies at hospital

Neighbors in shock as four found shot dead in South Carolina home, another dies at hospital
Law enforcement is still investigating a quintuple homicide that happened in Inman, South Carolina (Screenshot/WYFF)

INMAN, SOUTH CAROLINA: The coroner has confirmed that five people are dead, hours after deputies were called to a home in Upstate New York, WYFF4 reports.  Four people were found dead at the residence on Bobo Drive in Inman on Sunday night, October 9, according to a release from Spartanburg County Coroner Rusty Clevenger on Monday.

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The coroner, Clevenger also said that another person was transported by ambulance to Spartanburg Regional Medical Center but died during surgery. The four people who were found dead at the residence were taken to the morgue early on Monday to record the crime scene, according to Clevenger. Clevenger stated that "all injuries appear to be gunshot wounds." “We’re not going to let up on this,” Coroner Rusty Clevenger said. “Everybody is really working hard on this so the public needs to understand, this may be shocking but the sheriff’s office and his men, prosecutor’s office, my folks - we’re going to stay with it until it gets solved.”

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Rusty Clevenger, the coroner for Spartanburg County, released the names of the two men who died in the shooting. Adam Daniel Morley, 32, and Thomas Ellis Anderson, 37. Go Upstate reported that the two victims resided on BoBo Drive. The coroner stated, "We are working hard to get other family members notified and will report those names when appropriate."

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The five people who have tragically died are being subjected to forensic examinations and for positive identification, according to Spartanburg County Coroner Rusty Clevenger. He stated that as of Monday afternoon, one victim had been identified; however, the identity would not be made public. Clevenger stated that all wounds appeared to be caused by gunshots and that some of the victims had multiple wounds, but he would not specify how many shots were fired specifically because the investigation is still ongoing.
He continued by saying that each victim was located in a different part of the house. 

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Clevenger stated that he did not think the victims were related. He then added that there were no minors involved. He said, "Upon discovery, EMS responded and only one individual was transported to Spartanburg Regional Medical Center where they passed away while in surgery. The other four were deceased and remained on scene."

The Spartanburg County Sheriff's Office is still investigating the quintuple homicide and more details will be disclosed after the positive identification of the victims and notification of their families, according to the coroner's office and the sheriff's offices.

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MEAWW reported a mass shooting incident in August last year. Gunfire erupted outside of a South Carolina gun store on Sunday morning, August 1. Multiple people were reportedly shot in the incident. The victims were rushed to local hospitals. Police arrived at the scene to find that nine people had been shot and received reports from several hospitals in the area that other victims of the shooting had arrived on their own to get treatment.

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