PELZER, S.C. (WSPA) – A homicide investigation is underway after a woman was found dead in a Pelzer home on Saturday.

The sheriff’s office said around 2 p.m. deputies received a call to Eastview Road after a woman was found inside the residence by a family member.

Deputies said when they arrived, they found that the woman had suffered suspicious, visible trauma.

The Greenville County Coroner’s Office identified the victim as being 21-year-old Charity Loretta Lee Southerland, of Pelzer. The coroner’s office said Southerland died from multiple gunshot wounds.

  • Eastview Road Death (Source: 7NEWS)
  • Eastview Road Death (Source: 7NEWS)
  • Eastview Road Death (Source: 7NEWS)