Police: Arrest made for grand larceny following death investigation of 60-year-old woman


Ann Witherspoon, 60, was found dead from a gunshot wound in Mt. Pleasant on Feb. 9, officials announced Friday.

"On February 9, officers from the Mount Pleasant Police Department were contacted about a missing person from the Old Village," the department states. "Officers responded to the Old Village and found the victim deceased. The investigation into the death is ongoing with information only being released that will not compromise this effort," the department stated.

A person has been arrested and charged with grand larceny of a motor vehicle in connection to the investigation, according to officials.

The police report is heavily redacted and provides no information about the incident.

"The officer who took the initial report was extremely detailed and the facts contained throughout the report would compromise the investigation if left unredacted," states the department.

More information will be released as the investigation progresses, officials state.

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