According to the authorities, a guy from South Carolina has been charged with murder in the July home invasion death of a lady from North Myrtle Beach.
Involuntary manslaughter charges have been filed against 40-year-old North Myrtle Beach resident Austin Thomas Jones, who is accused of killing a woman on 20th Avenue South on July 24, 2022.
A lady in North Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, reported an attempted break-in to police in the month of July.
Upon investigation, police found that Jones had reportedly smashed a glass in an attempt to gain entry to the residence.
When police arrested Jones, they found that he had cuts on his knuckles and was in possession of less than a gramme of cocaine.
While waiting for police to come after she phoned 911, the victim had a heart attack. CPR was started right away, and the police phoned for medical help. When the woman's heartbeat was detected again, she was sent to the nearest medical facility.
Five days later, on July 28, the lady reportedly passed away.
After suffering cardiac death due to "a contributory condition of stress caused by the attempted home invasion." the woman's body was sent to the Medical University of South Carolina for an autopsy.
The death was determined to be a murder investigation, and an arrest warrant was issued for Jones. On Wednesday, he was arrested at his own house.
According to the J. Reuben Long Detention Center's public database, Jones posted bail and was released on a Friday morning
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