An American man died of a “cardiac event” in his yard in South Carolina whereas burying a girl he strangled, native authorities stated.
Officials responded to stories of an unresponsive man within the city of Trenton and located 60-year-old Joseph McKinnon useless, Edgefield County Sheriff Jody Rowland and County Coroner David Burnett stated in a press release carried by native media Tuesday.
“McKinnon had no signs of trauma and natural causes were suspected,” the assertion stated.
“While investigating the death and making notifications to the next of kin, a second body was located in a freshly dug pit. Patricia Ruth Dent, 65, of the same address appeared to have died by foul play.”
Dent was discovered certain and wrapped in trash baggage within the pit. Autopsies confirmed the causes of each deaths.
Evidence and witness statements indicated that McKinnon attacked Dent in his house.
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