Man in Custody After Parents Found Dead in Blair Home

BLAIR – The Fairfield County Sheriff’s Office has a man in custody after two people were found shot to death in their home in Blair Monday morning.

Matthew Richard Mahorsky, 40, is being held as a person of interest, the Sheriff’s Office said Monday afternoon, after the bodies of his parents, Ruth Marion Mahorsky, 70, and Richard F. Mahorsky, 71, were found at their home at 80 Highway 215 S. in Blair.

The Sheriff’s Office said a security check of the property was conducted Monday after Marion Mahorsky failed to show up at work at Provident Bank in Winnsboro and co-workers were unable to reach anyone at the home by phone. The Sheriff’s Office said they believe the shooting took place some time between Sunday afternoon and Monday morning. The incident remains under investigation and no charges have yet been filed.