Florence man, woman charged with attempted murder

Florence man, woman charged with attempted murder

FLORENCE COUNTY, SC (WMBF) - A Florence man and woman have been charged with attempted murder.

Michael Richard Fields, Jr., 24, and Amanda Gayle Bryant, 30 were arrested by investigators with the Florence County Sheriff's Office on Tuesday, October 21.

The two suspects are accused of beating an elderly man in Florence County last month. Investigators said Fields and Bryant entered the home of the victim and brutally assaulted the victim, causing serious bodily injury to the victim requiring prolonged hospitalization.

Both suspects appeared today before a Florence County Magistrate, but will remain at the Florence County Detention Center until a bond hearing can be scheduled before a Circuit Court Judge.

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