Police kill man accused of murdering girlfriend

Police kill man accused of murdering girlfriend

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by NewsChannel 36 Staff

WCNC.com

Posted on August 29, 2011 at 5:28 AM

Updated Monday, Aug 29 at 5:11 PM

ROCK HILL, S.C. -- York County police shot and killed a murder suspect who was accused of killing his girlfriend.

Police were called to 129 Midwood Lane late Sunday night where they found 34-year-old Christina McCall shot dead in the driveway.  On Monday, authorities found suspect Franklin Janell White, 39, just before noon at 3161 Leslie Highway in Rock Hill.

Members of the York County Sheriff's SWAT Team and other deputies shot and killed White after they saw him armed and presenting a handgun while entering a vehicle during the police's attempt to arrest White.

McCall lived with her parents in the house where she was killed.  She has two children, a 13-year-old son and 7-year-old daughter.  The son is the one who found McCall's body in the yard.

Police said the couple had an off and on relationship for three years.

Per normal procedure, the State Law Enforcement Division will conduct an investigation in to the murder of White and deputies involved in the shooting will be on administrative leave until the investigation is complete.

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