No crime in deaths of bodies found

LEXINGTON, S.C. (AP) – Authorities say natural causes were responsible for the deaths of two people found in a South Carolina apartment.

Multiple media outlets report Lexington County authorities concluded there was no crime in the deaths of a Columbia woman and her 49-year-old son this past weekend.

The bodies of 73-year-old Betty Switzer and Harry Christopher Switzer were found Sunday night in their apartment after relatives asked officers to check on them.

Coroner Harry Harman says the woman had a history of heart disease and died in an upstairs bedroom. The time of death is uncertain.

Harman says Harry Switzer died Saturday after he fell in the kitchen. Harman says the death was an accident.

The investigation is continuing.

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