Columbia, SC (WLTX) An elderly man was found dead in his home in Richland County. Authorities say he was beaten.
According to Richland County Sheriff deputy Curtis Wilson, an elderly man, according to deputies in his early 70's was found dead of blunt force trauma in his home on Lower Richland Blvd.
A family member had not heard from the man and asked the Sheriff's department to check and that is when the victim is found.
Deputies are continuing to investigate. If you have any information you can call CrimeStoppers at 1-888-CRIMESC.