Deputies seek suspect in Lexington beating death

LEXINGTON, S.C. (AP) — Deputies in Lexington County are looking for a suspect in the beating death of a 45-year-old man.

Authorities say Timothy Edward Tice was found dead at around noon Sunday in his home near Lake Murray. Officers say they found Tice’s body on the kitchen floor surrounded by blood.

The home’s front door was open, and the coroner says Tice died from a fractured skull caused by head injuries.

Investigators say they found no signs anyone had broken into Tice’s home.

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