MOUNT PLEASANT, SC (WCBD) – Authorities in Mount Pleasant are conducting a death investigation.
According to Inspector Chip Googe with the Mount Pleasant Police Department, officers were contacted on February 9th in reference to a missing person from the Old Village.
A person was arrested and charged with Grand Larceny of a Motor Vehicle, Googe stated.
Officers responded to the scene and found the victim, later identified as 60-year-old Ann Witherspoon, deceased.
An email from Chief Deputy Coroner, Bobbie Jo O’Neal with the Charleston County Coroner’s Office say Ms. Witherspoon died as a result of a gunshot wound.
She says the manner of death is pending. We’re told an investigation is still on-going.