Suspect in fatal shooting in I’on neighborhood identified

Credit: WCBD/Colby Thelen

MOUNT PLEASANT, S.C. (WCBD) — Authorities have identified the suspect in the fatal shooting that took place in a Mount Pleasant Tuesday morning.


31-year-old Brittany Simpson of Saturday Rd., is being charged with murder and possession of a firearm during a deadly crime.

66-year-old Robert Simpson died on the scene as a result of a gun shot wound.

Authorities say Mount Pleasant officers responded to Saturday Road and North Shelmore Blvd. just after 6 a.m.

An underwater recovery team was on scene searching the body of water behind the house for several hours.



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