Couple Charged in Fairfield Co. Man's Death


By Rob Dew

Ridgeway, SC (WOLO)-- Fairfield County deputies say a son and daughter-in-law's neglect led to the death of a 63 year old Ridgeway man.

Dwayne Green is charged with neglect of a vulnerable adult resulting in the death of his father, Thomas Green.

Dwayne Green's wife, Tonya Harris, is charged with neglect of a vulnerable adult.

According to investigators Thomas Green had been under the couple's care since 2012.

On January 29th, Fairfield Co. EMS responded to Dwayne Green's home where the elder Green was found dead.

Ultimately, investigators say, the Fairfield County Coroner determined Thomas Green showed signs of neglect and contacted the sheriff's department.
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