90-Year-Old South Carolina Man Charged With Murder of His 83-Year-Old Wife

Edwin Nelson, Jr. was charged with the murder of his wife, the Dorchester County Sheriff’s Office said. DORCHESTER COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE

An elderly South Carolina man was charged with murder after his wife was found dead Saturday, the Dorchester County Sheriff’s Office said.

At about 5 a.m., deputies said they responded to a Ridgeville home after 90-year-old Edwin Nelson, Jr. reported he shot his 83-year-old wife, according to WCSC.

Responding deputies found Sarah Nelson had been shot and was lying on the floor, WCBD reported.

The sheriff’s office said she died in the home, per WCIV.

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Source: The State