Man beaten to death with hammer at SC homeless shelter

South Carolina News

EFFINGHAM, S.C. (AP) — Authorities say a man at a homeless shelter in South Carolina has been beaten to death with a hammer by a fellow resident.

Investigators say 56-year-old Bobby Gainey was beaten with the hammer Saturday morning at the Regeneration Center in Effingham.

Florence County deputies say 39-year-old Joseph Lee McFadden was arrested after the beating and charged with murder.

Deputies say the attack happened after an argument at the shelter, but released no other details.

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