Homicide in Gray Court

Man found dead in home

UPDATE: Authorities have identified Arthur Lee Turner, 64, of 1089 Friendship Church Rd., Gray Court, as the victim of a homicide earlier this week. A report said a woman has been arrested in connection with the death.

A report said Shamika Danielle Cunningham, 31, was taken into custody, and another person of interest is being sought in connection with Turner’s death. A murder warrant will be sought against Cunningham, authorities said.

Relatives hadn’t heard from him Thursday, went to check on him and found Turner dead. The cause of death is still under investigation.

An investigation showed Turner’s time of death was 5:40 pm Wednesday, and an autopsy is being conducted in Greenville to determine the cause of death.

Authorities confirmed this morning, the matter is being treated as a homicide as the investigation continues.


Previous - Authorities are investigating an apparent homicide at a Gray Court residence.

Reports said a man was found dead in his home, and authorities were called to the scene about 9:30 pm Thursday. Laurens County Sheriff's Office and the State Law Enforcement Division are investigating. One report said a woman was taken into custody, another report said no suspect was immediately identified.

Family victims had not heard from the male victim on Thursday, and went to the residence at 1089 Friendship Church Road to check on him.

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