“Pickens County Sheriff’s Office Investigates Death of Piedmont Man as a Homicide”


For Immediate Release

Chad Brooks, Chief Deputy

Pickens County Sheriff’s Office

Pickens County Sheriff’s Office Investigates Death of Piedmont Man as a Homicide

The Pickens County Sheriff’s Office and the Pickens County Coroner’s Office are currently investigating the death of a Piedmont man as a homicide after he was found dead last night in the yard of a residence on Stewart Gin Road, Liberty, South Carolina.

Deputies were called to a disturbance where callers reported hearing several gunshots at the residence located at 346 Stewart Gin Road at approximately 10:38 pm on Sunday, December 19, 2021.  Upon their arrival, the victim who is an adult male was found deceased with a visible injury that is characteristic of a gunshot wound.  No weapon was found at the scene. 

Based on information obtained in the early stages of the investigation; Detectives believe that this is an isolated incident and there is no immediate danger to the public.  Sheriff’s Detectives are continuing to conduct interviews with witnesses, relatives, friends and acquaintances.

Inquiries concerning the identity of the victim should be directed to the Pickens County Coroner’s Office.

Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to call the Pickens County Sheriff’s Office at (864) 898-5500 or Crimestoppers at 1-888-CRIMESC.