Sheriff: Man kills wife, turns himself in

Published: Aug. 11, 2014 at 1:13 PM EDT|Updated: Aug. 21, 2014 at 12:56 PM EDT
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Johnny Lee Richburg Sr. (Source: Clarendon County Detention Center)
Johnny Lee Richburg Sr. (Source: Clarendon County Detention Center)

MANNING, SC (WIS) - A 60-year-old Clarendon County man has been charged with murder after he told detention officers he shot his wife, Clarendon County Sheriff Randy Garrett said.

Garret said Johnny Lee Richburg Sr., 60, walked into the Clarendon County Detention Center Saturday and told the officers he had shot his wife.

Deputies responded to Richburg's home around 9:30 p.m. on Poston Lane, just outside Manning and found 57-year-old Julia Richburg dead in the kitchen, Garrett said.

Julia had been shot several times, Garrett said.

Johnny is currently in the Clarendon County Detention center on a murder complaint.

Bond has not been set.

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