Woman Arrested for Criminal Domestic Violence, Victim Dies at Hospital
On October 18, 2012 at approximately 6:00 pm the Greenville County Sheriff’s Office received a call for service regarding an assault in progress at Rutledge Lake Road in Greenville. When deputies arrived at the incident location they found the victim and 51-year old Tammy Lee Simpson, both with visible injuries. As the result of the initial investigation deputies determined that Simpson should be arrested and charged with Criminal Domestic Violence of a High and Aggravated Nature. Simpson was subsequently arrested and transported to the Greenville County Detention Center where she is currently being held on a $15,000.00 bond.
The victim was transported to Greenville Memorial Hospital where he later died. The case is now under investigation by the Greenville County Sheriff’s Office Violent Crimes Unit as a death investigation. Investigators will determine with the assistance of the 13th Circuit Solicitor’s Office if additional charges will be filed in this incident.