Deputies say 4 deaths in Lexington Co. appear to be murder-suicide

LEXINGTON CO., S.C. (WSPA) – Lexington County deputies say a search for a man wanted in connection with the deaths of four people has ended.

News station WLTX reports the killings happened Sunday at a home on Old Barnwell Road.

Deputies had identified a person of interest as Jorge Luis Chavez, WLTX reports.

The Lexington County Sheriff’s Office tweeted early Monday morning that the incident appeared to be a murder-suicide and that the search for Chavez was over.

The coroner has said that a woman and two young children were among those killed.

The investigation is ongoing.

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