Father shoots, kills daughter after mistaking her for intruder, deputies say

South Carolina News

GREENVILLE, S.C. (WFLA)—A South Carolina woman was allegedly shot and killed by her father after he mistook her for an intruder, WYFF reported.

According to a coroner, 23-year-old Nadeja Jermainequa Pressley was killed by her father at about 1:15 a.m. Sunday morning after she entered her home on Young Street in Greenville. 

The Greenville County Sheriff’s Office said Pressley’s father believed an intruder had tried to enter their home through a door and shot through it, killing his daughter.

She was pronounced dead at the scene.

An autopsy will be performed on Monday and the shooting remains under investigation.

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