Arrest Made in Richey Street Homicide
Anderson, SC (April 19, 2011) Anderson County Sheriff’s Office Investigators have made an arrest in Saturday’s homicide that occurred at Richey Street in Anderson, SC.
Anderson, SC (April 16, 2011) Anderson County Sheriff’s deputies responded to Richey Street after Anderson County Fire officials located a deceased victim once the residential fire was contained. Along with Anderson County Fire Dept. and Anderson County Coroner’s Office, Sheriff’s Investigators began a death investigation of victim Allison Pinsley. A resident and boyfriend of Allison Pinsley, Mitchell Guigou, had apparently sustained burn related injuries as a result of the residence fire. Guigou was transported to the Anderson Area Medical Center where the severity of his injuries were assessed, and later transferred to the Joseph Still Burn Center located in Augusta, Ga.
Investigators determined that Guigou was responsible for the death of victim Pinsley and for the fire which occurred at their residence. Anderson County Sheriff’s investigators have charged Mitchell Guigou with murder and arson investigators with Anderson County Fire Dept. have charged him with Arson third degree.
Guigou was detained by Richmond County Sheriff’s Office in Georgia upon his release from the Joseph Still Burn Center until the transfer of custody could be arranged with the Anderson County Sheriff’s Office. Guigou will be housed at the Anderson County Detention Center where he will await a bond hearing.