Son Charged with Killing Parents in Fairfield County

11:10 AM, Apr 9, 2013   |    comments
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  • Matthew Mahorsky (Image: Fairfield County Sheriff's Dept.)

Fairfield County, SC (WLTX) - Fairfield County deputies Tuesday charged a man with shooting and killing his parents.

Matthew Mahorsky, 40, is charged with two counts of murder and one count of possessing a firearm during the commission of a violent crime. Previous Coverage: Fairfield County Couple Shot with Rifle | Couple Killed in Home Identified

Officers found the bodies of 71-year-old Richard and 70-year-old Ruth Mahorsky Monday morning at their home off Highway 215. Deputies were alerted after Ruth Mahorsky's co-workers said she didn't show up for work.

Investigator determined the two had been shot by a high-powered rifle.

Officers say they found Mahorsky at the home when they arrived, and took him into custody initially as a person of interest.


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