Columbia man charged with killing estranged wife
Sep 22, 2010 6:29:00 PM - thestate.com
Authorities say they arrested a man who is charged with murder in the shooting death of his estranged wife in her home in Columbia.
Richland County Sheriff Leon Lott said 37-year-old Charlie Cason was taken into custody Wednesday in Fairfield County.
Lott says Cason fired at deputies at least twice before he was arrested, but officers weren't injured.
Deputies told multiple media outlets Cason went to his estranged wife's home around 1:30 a.m. Wednesday, then followed her to another apartment where he gunned her down in front of her teen son
Investigators say Cason then took the teen's car.
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