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Woman and small child found dead in locked home; police say they are not seeking suspects

A woman and a child were found dead in a South Carolina home on Tuesday, and the circumstances of their death remain a mystery.

WCIV reports that the unidentified adult and small child were found dead in a home just outside of North Charleston. The residence was reportedly locked, and it is not yet known how or why deputies reported to the home. Inside, they found the woman and boy unresponsive with gunshot wounds. A firearm was reportedly located at the scene.

Police say they are not seeking any suspects, but have not commented on whether they believe the woman pulled the trigger. The police captain reportedly noted that the investigation is ongoing.

This is a developing story. CrimeOnline will provide further updates when more information is available.

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