Ielsin Fuentes died after being struck by a car in Greer.
The Spartanburg County Coroner's Office and South Carolina Highway Patrol are investigating a collision that killed a 20-year-old on Sunday. At roughly 2 a.m. Sunday, Ielsin Fuentes was walking on Center Street in the Greer area when he was hit by a car, Teri Carter, investigator with the Spartanburg County Coroner's Office, said. Fuentes was pronounced dead at 7:40 a.m. Postmortem testing and toxicology analysis tests are pending.
Greenville County Coroner's Office said Wednesday that the 63-year-old woman found dead inside a home after a fire was already dead before her home went up in flames.
Investigators confirmed on Wednesday that Alice Barber Owenby, the 63-year-old woman found dead Tuesday morning after a fire at a Taylors residence, did not die in the fire. Lt. Tim Ridgeway of the Greenville County Sheriff's Office confirmed that Deputy Coroner Barry Wright advised investigators that Owenby had been shot multiple times in the head before the blaze was set. The case is now officially being investigated as a homicide. Owenby lived at 301 McConnell Road in Taylors, which was the scene of a house fire at 5:30 a.m. Tuesday. Though firefighters initially thought the home was unoccupied, by 9 a.m., arson investigators with the Greenville County Sheriff's Office had arrived and discovered Owenby's body buried beneath several …