Steven Burchfield Obituary, Death Cause – According to Naida Rutherford, the Richland County Coroner, the name of the person who was killed in the homicide that took place on Leesburg Rd. on Friday evening has been discovered. The incident occurred on Friday evening. According to the information provided by Rutherford, the deceased individual has been determined to be a man named Steven Burchfield.
Burchfield was born in the state of Columbia and is currently 53 years old. According to a comment attributed to Rutherford, he stated that “We will continue working with the Richland County Sheriff’s Department to conduct a comprehensive investigation into this homicide.” It was stated that officers from the Rockingham County Sheriff’s Department were dispatched to the 1700 block of Leesburg Road on May 5 at approximately 9 p.m.
to investigate the issue after receiving accusations that shots had been fired in the neighborhood. When they found Burchfield, he had a wound to the lower region of his torso that appeared to have been inflicted by a gunshot. The wound was consistent with a gunshot having been the cause of the injury. According to the reports filed by the authorities, he was taken to the hospital; however, he did not make it through his time there and ultimately passed away.
The investigators have a solid suspicion that this was a one-off occurrence, and they are asking with anyone who may have any information to get in touch with Crime Stoppers at crimesc.com. The investigators have a strong intuition that this was an isolated incident.