Woman found “chained like dog” in Woodruff, man still missing

missing-coupleWOODRUFF, SC (WSPA) – Sheriff Chuck Wright confirms that the heavy police presence is Woodruff Thursday afternoon had to do with an Anderson Co. couple missing since September.

They found Kala Brown, 30, alive.

Sheriff Wright says she was chained up like a dog with a chain around her neck in a 30×15 metal container for two months.

Deputies heard her banging on the container.

She is being treated.

They have not found Charlie Carver.

It is happening on Wofford Rd. They started around 8:30 Thursday morning.

There were officers, K-9’s, digging equipment and a helicopter on the scene.

Sheriff Wright says there may also be up to 4 bodies on the property.

Todd Kohlhepp was arrested at 10:45 Thursday morning and is in the detention center.

The sheriff says he will be charged with at least one count of kidnapping.

He was on the property when they served the search warrant.

Todd Kohlhepp
Todd Kohlhepp

He is listed as the owner of land where deputies are searching.

He is also listed as a sex offender on the SC registry for a 10/16/1987 conviction in AZ for Kidnapping.

The property is listed as 95.57 acres S SIDE WOFFORD ROAD N OF SC 101 PB

Qualified Agricultural Farm Vacant

We are working to get more information.

Spartanburg Co. Sheriff Chuck Wright

Spartanburg Co. Sheriff Chuck Wright searches property on horseback.

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