Convenience store owner found dead



Jed's Convenience Store
1924 East Cherokee Street
Blacksburg, SC 29702

On Saturday, September 3, 2005 at approximately 12:00AM, a family member found the owner / operator of Jed's Convenience Store lying behind the counter deceased. Family members notified 911.

Video surveillance shows a white male, 6' to 6' 3", approximately 250 pounds, dark graying hair wearing a light colored shirt, and blue jeans. An unknown accomplice was driving a late model gray / silver Buick Riviera or Oldsmobile Aurora, possibly with North Carolina license plates. 

An autopsy has been scheduled for today. Coroner Joe Vinesett will release the victim's name when all family members have been notified. 

Persons with any information should contact the Cherokee County Sheriff's Office at 864-489-4722 or CrimeStoppers at 864-489-CRIME.