One person charged with grand larceny in connection to Mt. Pleasant woman’s death

One person charged with grand larceny in connection to Mt. Pleasant woman’s death

MOUNT PLEASANT, SC (WCSC) - Police say they have charged someone in connection to the death of a Mount Pleasant woman.

Officials with the Mount Pleasant Police Department said they charged someone with grand larceny of a motor vehicle.

According to police, that arrest is in connection to the death of 60-year-old Ann Witherspoon.

Witherspoon was found dead at the Old Village on Feb. 9. The coroner’s office said she died from a gunshot wound.

In addition, the coroner said the manner of death is pending.

Police say the investigation began when Mount Pleasant police were contacted about a missing person from the Old Village where authorities would eventually find Witherspoon’s body.

Inspector Chip Googe with the Mount Pleasant Police Department said the investigation into Witherspoon’s death is continuing, and more information will be released as the investigation progresses.

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