Deputies ask for help finding person of interest in Pee Dee homicide case; victim identified

Deputies ask for help finding person of interest in Pee Dee homicide case; victim identified
Florence County deputies said this is a person of interest in a homicide investigation near Effingham. (Source: FCSO)

FLORENCE COUNTY, S.C. (WMBF) – The Florence County Sheriff’s Office is reaching out to the community for help in finding a person of interest in a homicide investigation.

Deputies were called Friday morning to a home on Lindfield Circle near Effingham where they found a homicide victim.

Florence County Coroner Keith von Lutcken identified the victim as 64-year-old Harold Morrison and added that he was killed inside his own home. The coroner said Morrison’s body will be sent to the Medical University of South Carolina for an autopsy.

Authorities released a picture of a person of interest in the case. They said the person should be considered armed and dangerous and should not be approached.

Anyone with information on the identity of the person is asked to call the FCSO Investigators at 843-665-2121, ext. 377.

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