Coroner IDs 3 killed in murder-suicide in Andrews

The Georgetown County Coroner’s Office has identified the victims of a double murder-suicide in Andrews Friday.
Published: Sep. 30, 2022 at 10:14 PM EDT|Updated: Oct. 2, 2022 at 2:53 PM EDT
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ANDREWS, S.C. (WCSC) - The Georgetown County Coroner’s Office has identified the victims of a double murder-suicide in Andrews Friday.

Natasha Middleton, 44, and her daughter Gucciyni Sylve, 23, died from gunshot wounds after being shot in their home in Andrews, Georgetown County Coroner Chase Ridgeway said.

Middleton was pronounced dead on the scene. Sylve was taken to Tidelands Georgetown Memorial Hospital where she later died.

Franklyn Felder, 41, has been identified as the shooter, Ridgeway said. He was taken to Tidelands Georgetown memorial Hospital with self-inflicted gunshot wounds, of which he later died.

The shooting happened on Laurie Street sometime around 5 p.m.

Andrews Mayor Frank McClary confirmed Friday that a male shot and killed two women. The suspect then died from a self-inflicted gunshot wound, according to McClary.

The South Carolina Highway Patrol and Georgetown County Sheriff’s Office responded to help keep the scene contained.