UPDATE: The Dorchester County Coroner’s Office has identified the victim as 51-year-old Charles Henry Crumpler from Summerville.

According to Coroner Paul Brouthers, Crumpler died from injuries sustained during a fight at Summer Wind Apartments. An autopsy is still pending.


SUMMERVILLE, S.C. (WCBD) – One person is dead and one person is in custody after an incident at the Summer Wind Apartments near Summerville Thursday evening.

According to the Dorchester County Sheriff’s Office (DCSO), deputies responded to reports of a disturbance in the complex around 8:13 p.m. Several DCSO units arrived on the scene to find a person on the ground with severe injuries.

The injured person was taken to a nearby hospital, where he died from his injuries, according to officials.

One suspect was arrested after officers heard witness testimonies. Law enforcement officials say there is no immediate threat to the community.

DCSO Crime Scene Unit and Criminal Investigation Division have taken over the investigation.

This story is developing.