Officials Identify Three People Found Dead Inside York County Home

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The York County Coroner’s Office has identified the three people found dead inside a Clover home earlier this week.

Officials say 45-year-old Thomas Gardner was found dead inside the residence from a self-inflicted gunshot wound.

Also found dead inside the residence were 69-year-old Susan Gardner, and her sister, 77-year-old Ruth Allred.

Susan Gardner was Thomas Gardner’s mother.

It is unclear how Ms. Gardner and Ms. Allred died at this time.

The case is still under investigation.

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CLOVER, S.C. — The York County Sheriff’s Office is investigating after they say three people were found dead inside a home off Griggs Road Wednesday morning.

Griggs Road from Courtland Drive to Highway 55 was closed for several hours while authorities investigated.  The YCSO says an adult male and two older females were found dead inside the home.

The man died from a self-inflicted injury, investigators say. We still do not know how the two women died.

Authorities have not released any information on the relationship between the three individuals, nor have their names been released at this time.


We have a crew in York County and are working to get more information.

The investigation is ongoing. Check back for updates.