Jacob Hancher ID’d As SC Officer In Saturday Night Myrtle Beach Fatal Police Involved Shooting

HORRY COUNTY, SC. (THECOUNT) — PFC Jacob Hancher has been identified as the Myrtle Beach officer killed in the line of duty Saturday night while responding to a call for service in Horry County.

Hancher, 23, was killed following an officer-involved shooting incident in Myrtle Beach late Saturday night.

Hancher was employed by the MBPD for four years as a community service officer and less than one in patrol.

Details of the shooting, which also injured another officer, were not immediately made available.

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Geo quick facts: Horry County is the easternmost county in the U.S. state of South Carolina. As of the 2010 census, its population was 289,650, making it the fifth-most populous county in South Carolina. The county seat is Conway – Wikipedia.

SC Man Christopher Campbell ID’d As Victim In Sunday Night Spartanburg Hit-And-Run

SPARTANBURG COUNTY, SC. (THECOUNT) — Christopher Terrell Campbell, of Pendleton, South Carolina, has been identified as the victim in a fatal Sunday night hit-and-run vehicle crash in Spartanburg.

Campbell, 33, was killed in a hit-and-run crash on Interstate 26 near Spartanburg Sunday night.

According to reports, Campbell was operating a vehicle on I-26 in Spartanburg, when the vehicle came into contact with another vehicle that then fled the scene around 10:30 p.m. Sunday.

A forensic exam is scheduled for later this morning.

The deadly incident remains under investigation.

Anyone with possible information should contact police at 911.

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Geo quick facts: Spartanburg County is a county located on the northwestern border of the U.S. state of South Carolina. The population at the 2010 census is 284,307, making it the fifth-most populous county in South Carolina. Its county seat is Spartanburg – Wikipedia.

SC Gang Task Force Officer Ethan Kaskin Killed In Friday Anderson Vehicle Crash

ANDERSON COUNTY, SC. (THECOUNT) — Ethan Ross Kaskin, of Anderson, South Carolina, has been identified as the victim in a fatal Friday vehicle crash in Anderson County.

Kaskin, 60, was killed in a head-on vehicle crash near Anderson Friday morning.

According to reports, Kaskin, a Gang Task Force officer with the Anderson Police Department, was operating a vehicle on Highway 24, when a 22-year-old driver, for unknown reasons, crossed centerlines and collided head-on with Kaskin’s vehicle around 6 a.m. Friday.

Kaskin was pronounced dead at the scene of blunt force trauma.

The 22-year-old driver’s condition was not provided.

The cause of the crash remains under investigation.

Geo quick facts: Anderson County is a county located in the U.S. state of South Carolina. As of the 2010 census, its population was 187,126. Its county seat is Anderson. Named for Revolutionary War leader Robert Anderson, the county is located in northwestern South Carolina, along the state line of Georgia – Wikipedia.

NC Man Skylar Arrowood ID’d As Pedestrian In Friday Fatal Blacksburg Vehicle Strike

CHEROKEE COUNTY, SC. (THECOUNT) — Ethan Skylar Arrowood, of Grover, North Carolina, has been identified as the pedestrian fatally struck Friday in Cherokee County.

Arrowood, 27, was struck and killed by a vehicle near Blacksburg Friday.

According to reports, Arrowood was on-foot with another individual in the area of West Cherokee Street in Blacksburg, when Arrowood was struck from behind by a passing vehicle after midnight Friday.

According to the coroner, the men ran out of gas and had exited the vehicle near Piney Knob Drive in Gaffney.

Arrowood was pronounced dead at the scene of blunt force trauma injuries.

The other pedestrian suffered unknown injuries.

It is unclear if anyone was cited at the scene.

The cause of the deadly incident remains under investigation.

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Geo quick facts: Cherokee County is a county located in the U.S. state of South Carolina. As of the 2010 census, the population was 55,342. The county seat is Gaffney. The county was formed in 1897 from parts of York, Union, and Spartanburg Counties – Wikipedia.

SC Man Charles Mechling ID’d As Victim In Saturday Night Longs Fatal Harley Hit-And-Run Crash

HORRY COUNTY, SC. (THECOUNT) — Charles Mechling, of Little River, South Carolina, has been identified as the victim in a fatal Saturday night hit-and-run motorcycle collision in Horry County.

Mechling, 54, was killed in a motorcycle-versus-vehicle hit-and-run collision near Longs Saturday night.

According to reports, Mechling was operating a Harley Davidson motorcycle near 2621 Highway 9 East in Longs, when the bike came into contact with a vehicle, that then fled the scene around 9 p.m. Saturday.

Mechling was pronounced dead at the scene of blunt force trauma injuries.

The cause of the crash remains under investigation.

Anyone with possible information on the deadly incident should contact the S.C. Highway Patrol at 843-661-4705 or your local 911.

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Geo quick facts: Horry County is the easternmost county in the U.S. state of South Carolina. As of the 2010 census, its population was 289,650, making it the fifth-most populous county in South Carolina. The county seat is Conway – Wikipedia.

SC Woman Sandra Anderson ID’d As Victim In Wednesday Williston Fatal Single-Vehicle BMW Crash

BARNWELL COUNTY, SC. (THECOUNT) — Sandra Anderson, of Williston, South Carolina, has been identified as the victim in a single-vehicle crash in Barnwell County Wednesday morning.

Anderson, 32, was killed Wednesday morning in a single-vehicle BMW crash near Williston.

According to reports, Anderson was operating a BMW in the 1300 block of Old Barnwell Road in Williston, when for unknown reasons, the vehicle crossed centerlines and exited the roadway around 10:30 a.m. Wednesday. The vehicle then made contact with a substantial tree.

Anderson was pronounced dead at the scene of blunt force trauma injuries.

The cause of the crash remains under investigation.

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Geo quick facts: Barnwell County is a county in the U.S. state of South Carolina. As of the 2010 census, its population was 22,621. Its county seat is Barnwell – Wikipedia.

SC Man Eric Blue ID’d As Victim In Sunday Night Sumter Fatal Motorcycle Crash

SUMTER COUNTY, SC. (THECOUNT) — Eric Mitchell Blue of Florence, South Carolina, has been identified as the victim in a fatal Sunday evening motorcycle crash in Sumter County.

Blue, 30, was killed in a single-vehicle motorcycle crash in Sumter on Sunday evening.

According to the Sumter County officials, Blue was operating a motorcycle in the 3300 block of Broad Street, when for unknown reasons, the bike crossed centerlines and exited the roadway around 5:30 p.m. Sunday. Blue was ejected during the wreck.

A crash report noted Blue was not wearing a helmet at the time of the crash.

The cause of the crash remains under investigation.

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Geo quick facts: Sumter County is a county located in the U.S. state of South Carolina. As of the 2010 census, the population was 107,456; in a 2018 census estimate, the population was at 106,512. Its county seat is Sumter. Sumter County comprises the Sumter, South Carolina Metropolitan Statistical Area – Wikipedia.

SC Woman Gretchen Francey 4-Year-Old ID’d As Victims In Tuesday North Charleston Murder-Suicide

CHARLESTON COUNTY, SC. (THECOUNT) — Gretchen Francey, of North Charleston, South Carolina, has been identified as the victim along with a child in a Tuesday morning murder-suicide.

Francey, 40, and 4-year-old Liam Francey, were found shot dead in an apparent murder-suicide Tuesday morning in Charleston County.

According to officials, police responded to 2664 Leeds Ave in North Charleston after receiving a report about an unresponsive woman and a child inside the residence.

First responders gained access to the dwelling and discovered Francey and the boy suffering from gunshot injuries. A weapon was found nearby.

Both victims were pronounced dead of gunshot injuries.

Police determined that Francey shot the boy before turning the gun on herself.

The Sheriff’s Office asks that anyone with information call 843-202-1700.

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Geo quick facts: Charleston County is located in the U.S. state of South Carolina along the Atlantic coast. As of the 2010 census, its population was 350,209, making it the third most populous county in South Carolina. Its county seat is Charleston. The county was created in 1901 by an act of the South Carolina State Legislature – Wikipedia.

SC Man Michael Gigliobianco & Glenn Lamb ID’d As Victims In Thursday Mount Pleasant Double-Fatal Plane Crash Fatal

MOUNT PLEASANT, SC. (THECOUNT) — Michael Gigliobianco and Glenn Lamb, both of Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, have been named as the victims in a Thursday night small plane crash in Charleston County.

Gigliobianco, 70 and Lamb, 68, were both killed in a small plane crash near Mount Pleasant Airport Thursday night.

According to the Charleston County Coroner’s Office, the small plane went down around 9:00 p.m. on Thursday near the Mount Pleasant airport.

The Federal Aviation Administration is investigating.

No further details in the crash were made available.

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Geo quick facts: Mount Pleasant is a large suburban town in Charleston County, South Carolina, United States. It is the fourth largest municipality and largest town in South Carolina, and for several years was one of the state’s fastest-growing areas, doubling in population between 1990 and 2000 – Wikipedia.

SC Man Lafayette Williams ID’d As Victim In Friday Night Aiken Fatal Drive-By Shooting

AIKEN, SC. (THECOUNT) — Lafayette Williams of Aiken, South Carolina, has been identified as the victim in a fatal Friday night drive-by shooting.

Williams, 26, was fatally shot in an apparent drive-by shooting in Aiken County Friday night.

According to the Aiken County Coroner’s Office, officers responded to a call of shots fired Friday around 10 p.m. on Pickens Street Northwest in Aiken. When first responders arrived, Williams was found suffering from apparent gunshot wounds.

Police later determined Williams was on-foot in the area of Pickens Street NW, when someone in a passing vehicle opened fire.

Williams was struck by gunfire at least once and was pronounced dead at the scene of gunshot injuries.

Officials did not offer any suspect or vehicle description.

Anyone with possible information should contact the ADPS at (803)-642-7620.

The investigation into the deadly incident remains active.

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Geo quick facts: Aiken is the largest city in and the county seat of Aiken County, in the western portion of the state of South Carolina, United States. With Augusta, Georgia, it is one of the two largest cities of the Central Savannah River Area. It is part of the Augusta-Richmond County Metropolitan Statistical Area – Wikipedia.