Columbia Teen Charged with Killing Woman, Putting Her in Trash

Richland county deputies have made an arrested in a murder inverstgation..... The victim, Leona Monique Pack was found covered in trash last week along two notch road. She had been struck in the upper body multiple times.

Richland County, SC (WLTX) - Richland County deputies have arrested a 17-year-old who they say killed a woman, then put her body in the trash. 

Kendall A. Smith, 17, is charged with murder. 

Officers say back on September 13, there was a fight between family members at a home on Two Notch Road. Investigators say later that evening, when Smith got home, he was told about what happened.

He then confronted the victim, 44-year-old Monique Pack, outside the home, and hit her multiple times in the upper body, deputies say.

Officers say he then put her body in the trash a short distance away from the home. Her remains were found a week later by an employee cleaning up the area. 

Smith was arrested Wednesday.

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