Child left waiting at Upstate school leads to discovery of 2 bodies

TRAVELERS REST, SC (WYFF) - Two people were found dead in a Travelers Rest home Tuesday afternoon.

Travelers Rest Police Capt. John Gardner said that officers went to the home for a welfare check after a 4-year-old child was not picked up from school, and found the bodies about 1:30 p.m.

It has not yet been officially confirmed to be a murder-suicide, but Gardner said police are not looking for suspects.

Autopsies are scheduled for Wednesday.

Gardner said the child is now in the custody of the Department of Social Services.

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