Coroner says that wife of doctor charged in Hunters Mill death was the person found dead earlier thi
Cayce, SC (Paul Kirby) – The woman found died in the Hunters Mill subdivision in Cayce earlier this week is the wife of a doctor who was arrested today for Involuntary Manslaughter and Obstructing Justice. According to Coroner Margaret Fisher, Mrs. Vanessa Brooke Biery, 43, was found dead in her home of unknown circumstances. Biery’s death was reported by her husband, Dr. Adam Lazzarini, at approximately 7:00 A.M. Fisher said that an autopsy was conducted on May 3, 2018 at MUSC in Charleston; the results of that autopsy are pending.
Biery’s residence was the location of a prior death which occurred on October 9, 2017. On that day, William Player Holland died as the result of a single gunshot wound to the chest. According to officer, Biery’s husband Lazzarini is believed to have fired the shot that killed Holland.
Thursday morning, Dr. Lazzarini was charged in connection with Mr. Holland’s death. He turned himself in and was booked into the Lexington County Detention Center. The investigation of Mrs. Biery’s death by the Cayce Department of Public Safety and SLED is ongoing.