Skip to comments.Sheriff: Cherokee Co. Homicide Most Likely Self Defense(SC)
Posted on 09/26/2012 8:22:02 AM PDT by marktwain
CHEROKEE COUNTY, S.C. --
Cherokee County Coroner Dennis Fowler ruled the death a homicide, but the Sheriff's Office hasn't filed any charges yet. Sheriff Steve Mueller told 7 On Your Side it appears the homeowner was defending himself when he hit a driver multiple times with a cement block.
Did Mr. Hughes do too much? I don't think so, said Sheriff Mueller. I think he done what any reasonable home owner would have done."
Sheriff Mueller says volunteer firemen Josh McAbee was killed at a Glen Hughes home on Corinth Road, Saturday morning.
Mueller tells us, McAbee was driving erratically. Somehow his truck ran off the road and hit a trailer in Hughes' yard. Hearing the commotion, Hughes came outside with a gun and fired off warning shots. The sheriff says that's when the two started fighting, and Hughes picked up a cinder block and hit McAbee in the head, killing him.
(Excerpt) Read more at 2.wspa.com ...
Construction materials don’t kill. People kill.
Prayers sent for all involved.
This story does not make a whole lot of sense.
This story is from WSPA, the most liberal TV station in our area. They seem to screw up every story they cover. I have a friend who is a first responder. He was the first on the scene. Without going in to the gory details, the incident was nothing like the media has portrayed it to be. The homeowner was protecting his property from the perp. The media was trying to make it look like the dead guy was a victim.