Man Found Dead in Greer Apartment Identified

A Greer man was found dead inside an apartment Monday evening.

Police responded to 318 New Woodruff Rd in Greer after receiving an open line 911 call with moaning.

The Spartanburg County Coroner’s Office identified the man as 31-year-old Javier Alexis Maldonado Rodriguez.

Rodriguez died of a gunshot would to the chest.

The police report says, officers found Rodriguez lying in the floor with a cell phone beside him dead.

A witness told officers that he was sitting in his apartment when Rodriguez came through the front door with blood on the side of his mouth. Rodriguez attempted to give him his cell phone but collapsed on the floor before he could.

The coroner’s office says the cause and manner of death have still not been determined.

The case is still being investigated.  Greer police are reviewing surveillance tapes to see if they hold any clues.

 

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