LIVE VIDEO: News 19    Watch
 

SC Man Accused Of Putting Bodies In Barrels Goes To Court

3:19 PM, Nov 18, 2012   |    comments
John Michael Young
  • Share
  • Print
  • - A A A +

ANDERSON, S.C. (AP) - A South Carolina man accused of killing two people and stuffing their bodies in barrels has appeared before a judge.

A magistrate on Sunday formally charged John Michael Young with two counts of murder and unauthorized removal of a dead body.

Young was captured at an Anderson home Saturday. Deputies found a chain saw and machetes in his home near Lake Hartwell.

Authorities say Young killed 52-year-old Tony McGinnis in September and 37-year-old Andrea Mitchell in October by beating them in the head.

Mitchell's body was found Wednesday in a plastic barrel partially submerged in the lake. Deputies found McGinnis' dismembered body in a metal barrel Thursday.

Shaine David Fischer is charged with two counts of accessory after the fact of murder. It wasn't known if the men had attorneys.

 

 

 

 

 

Most Watched Videos