Coroner identifies two people who died due to alleged assault; deputies investigating
COLUMBIA, SC (WACH) – Deputies are investigating a murder incident in Richland County Wednesday night, according to the Richland County Sheriff's Department.
The incident happened in the 1300 block of Whispering Pines Rd. around 10:30 p.m.
The department says deputies were called to the area due to a fight. Deputies then found one person dead and another person injured when they arrived. That person later died at the hospital due to their injuries.
The Richland County Coroner’s Office identified the two people as Jasmine Richardson and Brennan Montgomery.
An autopsy showed Richardson died due to homicidal violence, according to the Richland County Coroner's Office. Montgomery died due to gunshot wounds to the upper body, according to an autopsy.
The Sheriff’s Department is continuing to investigate the incident. If you know anything about the incident, you're asked to call Crimestoppers at 1-888-CRIME-SC.