COLUMBIA COUNTY, SC (WFXG) - A man has been arrested for the murder of a 2-year-old boy in Columbia County.
According to the sheriff’s office, Charles Sconyers reportedly picked his girlfriend’s son from daycare on May 1 and took him back to the girlfriend’s home. He says he allowed the boy to go play outside, later heard a scream, and found the boy lying face-down on the patio.
The sheriff’s office says its investigation revealed that events did not unfold the way Sconyers says they did, but are not going to release specifics on how the boy died at this time.
Sconyers is charged with murder and being held without bond.