COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Autopsies have determined two children authorities say were shot and killed by their mother suffered several gunshot wounds at the family’s Pickens County home.
Investigators won’t say where 7-year-old Carly Simpson and her 5-year-old brother, Sawyer were shot.
Both bodies were found Tuesday in their beds. Their father, Michael Simpson, was also shot and remains in the hospital with life-threatening injuries.
Sheriff Rick Clark says Suzanna Simpson was found in a wrecked pickup truck outside the family’s home early Tuesday. Authorities say the 35-year-old mother told a nurse she shot her family and had wanted to kill herself.
Simpson is charged with two counts of murder and attempted murder and remains in the hospital under guard. Authorities won’t detail her injuries. It wasn’t known if she had a lawyer.
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