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Man’s estate files suit against cold case killings suspect


    In this Sunday, Nov. 6, 2016, file photo, Todd Kohlhepp’s enters the courtroom of Judge Jimmy Henson for a bond hearing at the Spartanburg Detention Facility in Spartanburg, S.C. Deputies have formally charged Kohlhepp, suspected of being a serial killer, with three additional counts of murder for bodies found buried on his land. The arrest warrants issued Monday, Nov. 28, against Kohlhepp were for killings that Spartanburg County Sheriff Chuck Wright already said the 45-year-old real estate agent was responsible for.

Spartanburg, S.C. » A South Carolina man charged with killing a total of seven people is facing another lawsuit.

Local news outlets report Charlie Carver’s estate filed a wrongful death lawsuit Monday against Todd Kohlhepp and his mother.

Last week, the woman police say was locked in a storage container for two months by Kohlhepp sued him for intentional infliction of emotional distress, false imprisonment, assault and battery. Authorities say Kohlhepp kidnapped the woman Aug. 31 after talking to Carver and her about hiring them to clean up his property.

Carver was the woman’s boyfriend, and his body was found in a shallow grave near the container. Deputies say Kohlhepp fatally shot Carver that day, then locked the woman in the container.

The Anderson Independent-Mail reports attempts to reach Kohlhepp’s mother for comment were unsuccessful.

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