Deaths of Winnsboro man, Columbia woman ruled murder/suicide

COLUMBIA – A Winnsboro man and a Columbia woman died of gunshot wounds between 6 and 7 a.m. today (Saturday).

Anthony Kwahn Kennedy, 47 of Sandy Lane Extension, Winnsboro, died of a self-inflicted gunshot wound to the head an autopsy indicated. The incident occurred at 91 Summit Ridge Circle, Columbia, according to Richland County Cororner Gary Watts.

Christina Martin, also 47, of Summit Ridge Circle, Columbia, SC died at the scene after being shot by someone.  An autopsy indicated the cause of death was due to a gunshot wound to the head.

Coroner Watts has ruled these deaths a murder/suicide.

 The Richland County Coroner’s Office and the Richland County Sheriff’s Department are investigating the incident.

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