Orangeburg, SC (WLTX) A welfare check leads to a murder according to Orangeburg Sheriff department.

A call was made for a welfare check on Maedrine Street in Orangeburg late Wednesday night.

When deputies arrived on the scene they noticed scenes of a struggle in the kitchen and living room with a substantial amount of blood. Deputies found the victim sitting in a chair in the kitchen with what appeared to be a severe laceration to his face.

If you have any information about this incident you are encouraged to call CrimeStoppers at 1-888-CrimeSC.