HANAHAN, S.C. (WCBD) – Authorities are investigating after a person was found deceased inside a Hanahan home early Friday morning.
According to Chief Dennis Turner with the Hanahan Police Department, officers responded to a residence on Raptor Drive in the Eagle Landing community around 6:00 a.m. and located the deceased individual.
Matthew Speck was arrested in connection to the incident. H eis being charged with murder, posession of a weapon durin gthe commission of a violent crime, and ill treatment towards animals.
The investigation is still active, so authorities are limited on what information they release to the public. However, they do believe that “this is believed to be a domestic related homicide.”
The Berkeley County Coroner’s Office and the Berkeley County Sheriff’s Office are both assisting in the investigation.
Editor’s note: this article has been updated to include information about the arrest.