Columbia man charged with killing girlfriend

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by The Associated Press

WCNC.com

Posted on February 25, 2013 at 2:24 PM

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) -- Richland County sheriff's deputies say a 31-year-old man has turned himself in after shooting his girlfriend to death. 

Investigators said Percy Williams was charged with murder after the 35-year-old woman died around 6 a.m. Monday at a home they shared in Columbia. 

Authorities say the shooting happened after a domestic dispute but released few other details. 

Deputies say Williams left the home after the shooting and called a friend for a ride. Investigators say the friend convinced him to turn himself in to deputies. 

Williams is charged with murder. It wasn't known if he had a lawyer. 

The name of the victim has not been released.

 

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