Pine Grove, SC (Paul Kirby) The man who was beaten while getting his morning paper more than a week ago has now died. According to the Lexington County Sheriff’s Department, he never regained consciousness after being brutality assaulted.
The attack occurred on Wesley Court in an area near Pine Grove and Red Bank. This is close to the intersection of Emanuel Church Road and Two Notch Road. This is normally a quiet neighborhood where little occurs. There is no apparent reason for the beating that happened around 5:30 a.m. When the man didn’t return to the home after going to retrieve the paper from curbside, his wife went out and found him lying there where he was assaulted. The sheriff’s department hasn’t released any motive for this beating.
If you have any information about this crime that is now a homicide, please call Crimestoppers at 1-888-CRIME SC.