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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                         CONTACT: Jeffrey Lampkin, PIO

3/5/21 11:00 AM                                               (803)576-1790

 

RICHLAND COUNTY, SC

 

Richland County Coroner Naida Rutherford is releasing the name of the infant who was found unresponsive at The Colony apartments on Thursday, March 4, 2021.

“Kali Davis, 3 weeks old, was found unresponsive at The Colony apartments in Columbia, South Carolina. The incident occurred just before 5:30 am on the morning of March 4, 2021.“We are currently investigating this matter in collaboration with the City Of Columbia Police Department and SLED.”, Coroner Rutherford states.

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                         CONTACT: Jeffrey Lampkin, PIO

2/22/21 10:00 AM                                                (803)576-1790

 

RICHLAND COUNTY, SC

 

Richland County Coroner Naida Rutherford is releasing the name of the 4-year-old who was fatally injured during a fall that occurred at Embassy Suites Hotel on Saturday, February 20, 2021.

“Maiya Caughman, 4, was fatally injured during a fall at Embassy Suites Hotel in Columbia, South Carolina. The incident occurred just before 2 am on the morning of February 20, 2021. I am personally investigating this matter in collaboration with the City Of Columbia Police Department. We are urging all guests who may have seen Maiya or have any information to please call 803-576-1799. No detail is too small”, Coroner Rutherford states.

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                         CONTACT: Jeffrey Lampkin, PIO

1/12/21 2:10 PM                                                 (803)576-1790

 

RICHLAND COUNTY, SC

 

Richland County Coroner Naida Rutherford is releasing the names of the three young men who were involved in a fatal shooting incident Sunday, January 9, 2021.

The victims have been identified as Jaquan Boatwright of Orangeburg, SC and Raekwon Malone and Khorrey Jones, both of Columbia, SC. The shooting occurred at 716 Zimalcrest Drive, Columbia SC.

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                        CONTACT: Jeffrey Lampkin, PIO

1/14/21 1:00 PM                                               (803)576-3365

 

RICHLAND COUNTY, SC

 

Naida Rutherford, Coroner for Richland County releases the following statement:

 

“There was one fatality of the plane crash that occurred at 2909 Kennedy Street, Columbia, SC. The decedent has been identified as Mr. Farhad Rostampour, 62, of Greenville, SC. We are currently working with the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) and National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) to investigate this matter. Our condolences to his family. Please contact our PIO, Jeffrey Lampkin for any additional information.”

 

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