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.