Former Summerville High School principal accused of killing his wife has died

Charleston County News

CHARLESTON, S.C. (WCBD) – The Charleston County Coroner confirmed the death of James Stanton (Stan) Yarborough on Thursday night.

According to the coroner, Yarborough, 65, died at his Folly Beach home around 10:30 a.m. on Thursday.

The cause of death has not yet been determined. The Folly Beach Police Department is investigating.

Yarborough is the former principal of Summerville High School. He was charged for the 2019 shooting death of his wife, Karen Yarborough, in September of 2019.

Deputies discovered her body in a wooded area near the Beidler Forest.

Yarborough was granted bond in November 2019 and released on house arrest awaiting his trial.

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