Arrest Made in Shooting Death of Sumter Woman

The body of Suzette Ginther, 27, was found dead in a shallow grave in a wooded area of off Burnt Gin Road in Sumter County last week.

SUMTER, SC (WLTX) - An arrest has been made in the shooting death of a Sumter woman last week, according to a statement from the Sumter County Sheriff's Office.

No further details about the suspect or an arrest were immediately available, but the Sumter County Sheriff's Office and SLED will hold a news conference at 2 p.m. Wednesday to provide additional information.

The body of Suzette Ginther, 27, was found dead in a shallow grave in a wooded area of off Burnt Gin Road in Sumter County last week. The Sumter County Coroner's office says Ginther died from a gunshot wound to the head.

The Cherryvale woman was reported missing Thursday. But just hours after that report was filed, her body was found by a hunter in Manchester National Forest near Camp Burnt Gin.

The Sumter County Sheriff's office and the South Carolina Law Enforcement Division are investigating.

Anyone with information should call Crimestoppers at 1-888-CRIME-SC. 

 

 

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