Sumter man charged with murder after woman found dead inside apartment
SUMTER COUNTY, SC (WACH) – A Sumter man has been charged with murder after a woman was found dead inside her apartment Wednesday night.
Fifty-year-old Alonzo Shaw was arrested Wednesday night and charged with murder Thursday morning.
Sumter Police Officers and Emergency Medical Services were called to the Friendship Apartments around 6:30 p.m. Wednesday when family and friends became concerned when they hadn’t been able to reach 31-year-old Lois Smith.
Smith’s two-year-old was also found inside the apartment but wasn’t injured.
Shaw faces additional charges as the investigation continues.