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The Castle Doctrine & The Death of Mark Howard

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Feb 14 2011, 3:00 AM -  West Columbia South Carolina- Homeowner Richard Williams property was breached by 44 year old Mark Howard resulting in Williams shooting Howard and Howard dying from the gunshot wounds.

Homeowner Williams was not charged in the death of Mark Howard, as authorities concluded the shooting was justifiable under South Carolina's Castle Law, which essentially gives property owners the right to defend and protect themselves using deadly force against an immediate and life threating incident unfolding on their property.
On this episode of  The Rundown, The family of Mark Howard goes public to talk about discrepancies in the accounts of what occurred that fateful morning on Morning Side Drive in West Columbia. They have convinced SLED (State Law Division) to open and investigation into the shooting). News reports, and authority accounts have left them with  more questions than answers.
Hear from the sister, and other family members of Mark Howard on details they have that they say puts Howard's death out of bounds of The Castle Doctrine. They will express  their concerns with the reported details of the case, and talk about what their personal investigation has revealed
We'll also define the Castle Law on this episode as well.
It's Live, It's Real, It's The Rundown.