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The Berkeley County Sheriff’s Office (BCSO) reports an investigation of a suspicious death in Bunker Hill.
Nellie West was found deceased in her home on Warrior Drive on November 6.
Investigators noted the 72-year-old West had injuries consistent with neglect.
Her body was transported to Charleston for an autopsy and official confirmation of neglect as the cause of death.
A warrant for the arrest of West’s son, Mark, was secured by authorities.
Mark West was arrested Thursday November 9 and has been charged with neglect of an incapacitated adult causing death.
Anyone with any information in this incident should contact Berkeley County Sheriff’s office at 304-267-7000.
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