CHARLESTON, S.C. (WCBD) – Brittany Simpson is charged with murder and possession of a firearm in a violent crime in the death of her father, 65-year-old Robert Simpson.
Scheduling order that she won’t go to trial until after February 25, 2019, according to court documents.
Officers responded to the scene around 6 a.m. Tuesday, May 9, 2017. Police announced the arrest nearly 12 hours later, after using dogs, drone aircraft, and boats to search nearby marshland for evidence.
Court records indicated that Robert Simpson’s wife sought an eviction order against their daughter in March 2017.