Landrum mother charged in 2-year old son’s death

Published 9:47 am Friday, March 22, 2013


A Landrum mother has been charged with homicide by child neglect and unlawful neglect of a child following her 2-year old son being killed after a dresser fell on him, according to Greenville County Sheriff reports.

Margie Elizabeth Shaver, 27, of 27 Laurinda Lane was charged last week along with Christopher Jerome Shaver, 30, who was charged with child neglect, according to reports.

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Authorities said Christoper Shaver was not home when the incident occurred.

Chandler’s death occurred at the couple’s home about 11:30 p.m. on March 12.

A Greenville County Sheriff’s Office spokesperson said. The noise from the incident was loud enough to hear, but no action according to reports.

The couple’s other child, a daughter, age 4, was also injured in the incident and is currently in the care of the department of social services.