Darlington man found dead in shooting at home
DARLINGTON, S.C. (AP) — A member of a well-known barbecue-making family in Darlington County has been found shot to death.
Authorities said Wednesday that 44-year-old Richard Gardner was found dead at his home, which was also known locally as Skeet’s Bar-B-Q.
Coroner Todd Hardee ruled Gardner’s death on Tuesday a homicide, but said releasing any more details might hurt the investigation.
Deputies haven’t named any suspects and say they don’t have a motive for the killing.