Killed – Samuel Oren George (Donalds, SC)


ABBEVILLE – An Abbeville County man is dead, and a woman is in jail after deputies discovered a body with gunshot wounds outside of a home.

Abbeville County Coroner Sam Ferguson said deputies found the body of 33-year-old Samuel Oren George outside a home located on the 100th block of Green Acres Lane in Donalds. A preliminary autopsy revealed that George died as a was shot twice.

He was dead when deputies arrived. Deputies went to the home at around 4:30 p.m. Saturday after they got a call from a woman who said she had shot her boyfriend.

According to sheriff’s reports, Lakeicha Marie Burton, 33, of Donalds, S.C., has be arrested and charged with murder and having a weapon during the commission of a violent crime.Burton is currently being held at the Abbeville County Detention Center awaiting a bond hearing.

There has been prior domestic issues with George and Burton in the past, as well as outstanding warrants for George.


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