Pelzer triple homicide shooter dies in hospital


Jared Michael Williams, the 35 year old man who was serving a life sentence in prison for a triple homicide shooting in Pelzer last year, has died. Williams died Friday night at Self Regional Hospital in Greenwood where he had been hospitalized since March 2, however the reason for his hospitalization has not been made public.

A spokesperson for the South Carolina Department of Corrections said details regarding the death are currently under investigation.

Williams was an inmate at the McCormick Correctional Institution since last November, when he pleaded guilty to killing Wanda Renee Anderson, Victor Vandegrift and Hank Easton at a home in Pelzer.

He also admitted to shooting Tara Hendricks, who survived the incident.