Homicide Investigation Launched After Man Found Dead in Marlboro County

The Marlboro County Sheriff’s Office and sled are investigating after a man was found dead on Tuesday at a home on Patricia Street in Bennettsville. Authorities say Robert Lee Covington Jr. was shot and murdered and they’re treating his death as a homicide. There are no further details at this time but anyone with information is encouraged to call the Marlboro County Sheriff’s Office.