SPARTANBURG, SC (WSPA) – Johnny Coxie’s mother has filed a wrongful death and personal injury lawsuit against Todd Kohlhepp.
Cindy Coxie filed the lawsuits Friday in Spartanburg County on behalf of her son’s estate.
The lawsuit seeks actual and punitive damages in an amount to be determined by a jury.
The bodies of Johnny Coxie and his wife, Meagan, were found after Kohlhepp showed investigators where to find their graves. The coroner says they were buried for at least 11 months.
Spartanburg County Coroner Rusty Clevenger has said that Johnny was shot in the stomach while Meagan had been shot in the head.
Kohlhepp was charged with the couple’s murder on November 28th. Kohlhepp is also accused of murdering five other people in Spartanburg County.
Kala Brown was found chained in a storage container on Kohlhepp’s property on November 3rd, sparking an investigation that has lead to 7 murder charges and a kidnapping charge.
Sheriff Chuck Wright said Todd Kohlhepp admitted to murdering the four victims from the 2003 Superbike case in Spartanburg County.