MOUNT PLEASANT, S.C. (WCBD) — A Mount Pleasant man has charged with the murder of his wife in an incident that took place Wednesday morning.
At approximately 6:33 a.m., officers responded to 762 Atlantic Street in reference to a possible suicide.
Officers located the victim, Garden Magwood, in the bedroom with a gunshot wound. Mrs. Magwood was pronounced dead at the scene.
During the course of the investigation it was determined that the victim’s husband, 74-year-old John M. Magwood, shot his wife before calling police. Magwood has been charged with Murder and Possession of a Firearm During a Violent Crime.
Magwood will be booked at the Charleston County Detention Center once detectives have cleared him from questioning and scheduled to have a bond hearing Thursday.
The investigation is still ongoing.