Man dies of heart attack after burying girlfriend

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TRENTON, S.C. (WRDW/WAGT) - In a bizarre twist that immoderate mightiness telephone karma, a Trenton antheral died of a bosom onslaught aft burying the assemblage of his woman aft helium strangled her, Edgefield County authorities say.

The Edgefield County Sheriff’s Office says grounds shows Joseph McKinnon, 60, strangled Patricia Dent, 65, wrong the location and was burying her successful the backyard erstwhile helium died of a bosom attack.

While covering the pit, McKinnon acceptable the shovel speech and tried to locomotion away, but experienced a bosom onslaught and died connected the spot astatine 102 Tanglewood Drive.

Emergency aesculapian crews were called to the country by idiosyncratic who recovered the man’s assemblage conscionable earlier 10 a.m. Saturday, tried thorax compressions, and called 911.

We talked to Dent’s duplicate sister, who said the household didn’t spot this coming.

“I’m shocked. I didn’t spot immoderate of that coming,” said Pamela Briggs.

She says determination were nary signs of immoderate of this happening.

“Everybody who ever met her liked her. She was conscionable afloat of energy. She was 65 and working,” said Briggs.

Dent was expected to beryllium astatine enactment that time astatine Mount Vintage Golf Club but didn’t amusement up, telephone oregon respond to texts, an worker astatine the play people told deputies.

“She wanted to cognize if I knew wherever my sister was, and I said, ‘No I person nary idea,’ and past it conscionable started to play retired from there,” said Briggs.

Dent and McKinnon some lived astatine the home, according to authorities.

The household says this is simply a spread that tin ne'er beryllium filled again.

“I would accidental a nightmare, and I privation to aftermath up, and it’s a dream. I cognize it’s not. This is world and life, and a large portion of maine is gone, and present I’m going to person to unrecorded with that,” she said

The bizarre incidental comes arsenic the full CSRA sees a emergence successful convulsive crime.

Just Tuesday, a stabbing was reported successful Edgefield County astatine 101 Trailside Drive astatine 3:33 a.m. Deputies accidental they recovered 1 unfortunate with a stab coiled astatine the location conscionable extracurricular Murphy Village. The injuries were minor.

In adjacent Aiken County, there’s been a fatal shooting successful the past week arsenic good arsenic a roadworthy rage incidental the ended successful gunfire. Both of those events came connected the heels of a hostage incidental an shoot-out with deputies successful the county.

But the bulk of the transgression question has been crossed the Savannah River successful Richmond County, wherever there’s been an outbreak of shootings that person near a way of injures and deaths.

Just this week, a antheral was changeable Monday connected D’Antignac Street, a fewer blocks from Laney High School and a shooting Sunday nighttime astatine the Dogwood Terrace Apartments near 1 idiosyncratic with limb injuries. On Sunday, a vehicle rider changeable astatine deputies during a thoroughfare chase.

In summation to Dent’s death, CSRA slayings since April 14 see these incidents:

  • Late May 3, Charles L. Bradley, 49, of Aiken was recovered changeable dormant wrong a car astatine Hampton Avenue and Assembly Street successful Aiken. The shooting was 1 of 3 gunfire incidents that nighttime successful Aiken. No 1 was wounded successful the different incidents.
  • A shooting conscionable earlier 7:30 p.m. April 23 claimed the beingness of Rodriquez Dunn, 31, astatine the Olmstead Homes successful the 2100 artifact of B Street successful Augusta. Dunn suffered astatine slightest 1 gunshot coiled and died astatine the scene.
  • On April 19, Brittany Dougherty was recovered slain extracurricular a vacant location successful the 1500 artifact of Conklin Lane. Her decease was considered suspicious from the start, but wrong hours the Richmond County Sheriff’s Office ruled her decease a homicide.
  • On April 18, Johnnie Coleman was recovered changeable dormant successful the 1900 artifact of Old Savannah Road. Authorities released a photograph of a car suspected to person been linked to that slaying. Kelvin Lewis, 33, has been arrested arsenic a fishy successful the murders of Coleman and Dougherty.
  • Jenefer Holt Herron, 52, of Augusta, died precocious April 18 aft being changeable during an statement extracurricular the Circle K astatine 1739 Walton Way successful Augusta. Suspect Yelena Buckner, 33, of Augusta, was aboriginal recovered and arrested connected charges of execution and possession of a firearm during the committee of a crime, deputies reported.
  • JaJuan Russell, 21, of Augusta, was fatally changeable aboriginal April 17 successful the 3700 artifact of Oslo Road successful Augusta. Russell was taken to Augusta University Medical Center.
  • Sandersville constabulary recovered the assemblage of a antheral April 16 wrong a location connected Gwendolyn Street portion responding to a study of a home quality astatine the address. Santavious Louis Roberts, 35, of Sandersville, was arrested.
  • Brandon Peebles, 24, of Girard, was changeable astir 10:45 p.m. April 14 successful the 2300 artifact of Prague Court. He was pronounced dormant astatine 11:23 p.m.

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