Douglas Eugene Inman (Image: Newberry County Sheriff's Office)
Newberry, S.C. (WLTX) A Whitmire man is in custody tonight charged with the murder of a girl with whom he had a child in common according to Newberry Sheriff.
Law enforcement officers were called to the home of the victim located on Broome Street in the Whitmire community this afternoon just after 5pm when a family member found the victim's body in the home.
After hours of investigation into the case, investigators arrested Douglas Eugene Inman, 21, of Whitmire, SC.
He will be formerly charged with Murder in the morning according to Sheriffs.
Law enforcement officers are still on scene with officers from the Whitmire Police Department, Newberry County Sheriff's Office, and the State Law Enforcement working together in the investigation.
Inman and the victim had a child in common and had a tumultuous on again, off again relationship according to law enforcement.
Authorities are not identifying the victim at this time pending proper notification of all family members.
An autopsy will be conducted in the morning to determine the exact cause of death.
Inman is currently out on bond for a charge of Criminal Sexual Conduct With A Minor, unrelated to this victim.