Bond not set for Florence man charged in shooting death of mother

Eric Timmons Jr.
Eric Timmons Jr.(Source: Florene County Detention Center)
Updated: Jun. 4, 2021 at 2:06 PM EDT
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FLORENCE, S.C. (WMBF) – Bond was not set Friday for the Florence man accused of fatally shooting his mother.

According to online records from the Florence County Detention Center, a $100,000 bond was set for 25-year-old Eric Timmons Jr. on the charge of possession of a weapon during a violent crime.

However, no bond was set for Timmons on the murder charge. The defendant will need to appear before a circuit judge for bond to be considered on that count.

has been extradited to South Carolina.

Timmons Jr. allegedly shot and killed his mother - identified as 44-year-old Valerie Baccus - Wednesday in the 400 block of West Cheves Street.

Authorities said Timmons was taken into custody hours after the shooting in Sanford, N.C., where he was being held pending extradition proceedings.

Timmons was extradited back to South Carolina and booked into the Florence County Detention Center around 12:30 a.m. Friday, jail records show.

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