Police: Man found dead after domestic-related incident in Pageland

Police: Man found dead after domestic-related incident in Pageland

PAGELAND, S.C. — One person is dead after a domestic-related incident early Thursday morning in Pageland, according to police.

Officers were called around 12:20 a.m. to a home on West Turner Street, where they said a man and woman were arguing.

When police got to the home they heard a woman screaming inside. While speaking with her the officers heard several gunshots being fired inside the house.

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Police were able to get the woman and two children out of the home safely.

Police told Channel 9 reporter Greg Suskin that the man involved killed himself inside the home as officers were trying to make contact with him

SLED officials arrived at the scene around 1 a.m. and authorities tried using a loudspeaker to talk to Markee Crawford, but did not hear from him. They eventually sent a robot into the house and found him dead from what appeared to be a self-inflicted gunshot wound.

The investigation is still ongoing.

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