Body found in burned truck ID'd as Orangeburg man - WCBD-TV: News, Weather, and Sports for Charleston, SC

Body found in burned truck ID'd as Orangeburg man

Posted: Updated:
Leroy Glover, Jr. and Jason Glover have been arrested in the death of a local businessman. Leroy Glover, Jr. and Jason Glover have been arrested in the death of a local businessman.
SANTEE, SC -

Authorities say the body found shot to death in a burned truck is that of an Orangeburg businessman who had been reported missing.

Orangeburg County Chief Deputy Coroner Sean Fogle said Tuesday the body has been identified as 61-year-old Richard Michael Carter.

Related Story: Two brothers arrested in death of Orangeburg businessman

Carter's body was found Sept. 23 in a burned truck in Santee. He had been shot in the head, but the body was so badly burned that DNA analysis was needed to identify it.

Two brothers were charged in Carter's death a week after he was reported missing. Jason Glover was charged with murder and possession of a weapon during a violent crime. Leroy Glover faces those charges in addition to a charge of third-degree arson.

It wasn't known if they have attorneys.

  • Clemson gets a starting quarterback

    Clemson gets a starting quarterback

    Wednesday, April 16 2014 12:44 PM EDT2014-04-16 16:44:13 GMT
    COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) - Clemson coach Dabo Swinney says senior Cole Stoudt is the team's starting quarterback coming out of spring, and injured freshman Deshaun Watson will have the chance to compete for the job this fall.
    COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) - Clemson coach Dabo Swinney says senior Cole Stoudt is the team's starting quarterback coming out of spring, and injured freshman Deshaun Watson will have the chance to compete for the job this fall.
  • Director testifies before panel investigating child deaths and DSS

    Director testifies before panel investigating child deaths and DSS

    Wednesday, April 16 2014 12:32 PM EDT2014-04-16 16:32:53 GMT
    The director of South Carolina's Department of Social Services is testifying before a Senate subcommittee created to investigate the agency. The investigation comes from claims that the agency missed cases of abuse that led to child deaths. County coroners have testified in previous meetings about investigating the deaths of children whose care was connected to DSS. Last month, a Greenville woman told lawmakers the agency misinformed her family about the difficulties of adopting a teenage b...
    The director of South Carolina's Department of Social Services is testifying before a Senate subcommittee created to investigate the agency. The investigation comes from claims that the agency missed cases of abuse that led to child deaths. County coroners have testified in previous meetings about investigating the deaths of children whose care was connected to DSS. Last month, a Greenville woman told lawmakers the agency misinformed her family about the difficulties of adopting a teenage b...
  • MUSC surgeon sees Google Glass in future medical care

    MUSC surgeon sees Google Glass in future medical care

    MUSC surgeon sees Google Glass in future medical care

    Wednesday, April 16 2014 11:24 AM EDT2014-04-16 15:24:09 GMT
    Dr. Joe Sakran says it's pretty clear why Google Glass caught his eye, but it's possibilities are changing the way medicine will be practiced.
    Dr. Joe Sakran says it's pretty clear why Google Glass caught his eye, but it's possibilities are changing the way medicine will be practiced.
Powered by WorldNow

210 W. Coleman Blvd.
Mt. Pleasant, SC 29464

Telephone: 843.216.4875
Fax: 843.881.3410
Email: news@wcbd.com

Can't find something?
Powered by WorldNow
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 Media General Communications Holdings, LLC. A Media General Company.