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Man Charged in Travelers Rest Homicide Dies

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Greenville County deputies investigate homicide in Travelers Rest Greenville County deputies investigate homicide in Travelers Rest
GREENVILLE COUNTY, S.C. -

The Greenville County Coroner's office says the man - charged with the murder of a Travelers Rest woman - died Tuesday morning.

Larry Steve Howard II was charged with the murder of Tracie Lynn Gilbert Sunday at a home in Travelers Rest by the Greenville County Sheriff's Office.

Gilbert died from a gunshot wound to the head at the home on Pleasant Retreat Road according to the autopsy report.

When deputies went into the home we're told Howard became unresponsive at the home. The coroner says Howard, 32, went into cardiac arrest and was taken to Greenville Memorial Hospital.

He was in the intensive care unit at the hospital where he died at 2:15 a.m. Tuesday. An autopsy on Howard is pending. Deputies believe this was a domestic situation between a boyfriend and girlfriend who have a child in common.

An autopsy Tuesday showed evidence of an altercation that occurred when Howard with deputies when he was taken into custody, but the coroner ruled no significant injuries or trauma was found.  

The cause and manner of death is pending laboratory tests including toxicology.

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