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'Suspicious' death on Budon Court now under investigation as homicide

Charles Kusko (family photo) Charles Kusko (family photo)
COLUMBIA, SC (WIS) -

The Richland County Coroner's Office says the "suspicious" death reported late Tuesday afternoon on Budon Court is now being labeled as a homicide.

Coroner Gary Watts identified the victim as Charles A. Kusko, Jr., 48. Kusko was found inside his home following a welfare check around 10:30 a.m. 

The Columbia Police Department initially called Kusko's death "suspicious." 

Kusko, according to Watts, was shot in the upper body. 

If you have any information about this case, you are asked to call Crimestoppers at 1-888-CRIME-SC.

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