Lexington County Coroner Margaret Fisher

Lexington County Coroner releases autopsy results of woman found dead in Belk’s store

Lexington County Coroner Margaret Fisher released the autopsy results for Ms. Bessie Durham, 63, of Columbia who died on Sept. 15. She was found Monday by a co-worker in a bathroom in the Belk Store in the Columbiana Mall (in Lexington County.) A forensic autopsy was performed by MUSC in Charleston, Thursday morning. The results […]

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Autopsy scheduled for woman, age 63, found dead in department store bathroom, after 5 days

Lexington County Coroner Margaret Fisher has released the identification of the person found deceased in a public bathroom at the Belk Store located in the Columbiana Center in Columbia (which is located in Lexington County.) She was found on Monday. According to Fisher, Ms. Bessie Durham, 63, of Columbia was found deceased shortly after 8 […]

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Man is hit and killed while riding bike, Lexington County Coroner identifies

Lexington County Coroner Margaret Fisher has identified the bicyclist who died after being struck by vehicle at approximately 6 a.m, Tuesday, in the 600 block of Mack Street in Gaston. According to Fisher, Mr. Larry Gene Davis Jr., 37, of Gaston was riding his bicycle in the southbound lane when he was struck by a […]

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Lexington County Coroner identifies man on motorcycle who hit deer and was killed

Lexington County Coroner Margaret Fisher has identified the individual who died in a motorcycle accident in the 2400 block of St. Matthews Road, Swansea in Lexington County shortly before 8:30 P.M. on Sunday. According to Fisher, Mr. Charles William Lutz, 50, of St. Matthews was traveling eastbound on St. Matthews Road when he collided with […]

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Coroner identifies 2 people killed in crash at Augusta Rd. and 12th St. in West Columbia

Lexington County Coroner Margaret Fisher has identified the two people who were killed in a multi-vehicle crash on September 18, 2022 at approximately 11:30 P.M. at the intersection of Augusta Road and 12th Street in the town of West Columbia in Lexington County. Coroner Margaret Fisher states that a two-vehicle crash took the lives of […]

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Lexington County Coroner identifies man killed in shooting, 2 others are wounded

Lexington County Coroner Margaret Fisher is releasing the identity of a man who was shot and killedduring an incident on Thursday, shortly after 8 p.m. on Glenn Road, West Columbia in LexingtonCounty. Fisher states that Mr. Michael Duane Funny, 66, of West Columbia, was shot multiple times inthe upper body and died at the scene […]

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Lexington County Coroner identifies man killed in Wednesday car accident

Lexington County Coroner Margaret Fisher has identified the individual who died in a two-vehicle accident at the intersection of Peachland Drive and Highway 378 near Gilbert at approximatelynoon. Wednesday. According to Fisher, Mr. Cline David Taylor, 70, of Lexington was traveling northbound on Peachland Drive when he failed to stop at the intersection and was […]

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Lexington County Coroner identifies victims of 4 fatal incidents

Fire claims the life of man Lexington County Coroner Margaret Fisher has identified the individual who died at the scene of a house fire that occurred in the 200 block of Bent Tree Circle in Gaston shortly after 4 A.M. on Sunday, According to Fisher, Mr. Sollie Keith Kenta Benjamin, 43, of Gaston was pronounced […]

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