2 bodies found on Kohlhepp property identified as married couple

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WOODRUFF, SC  – Spartanburg Co. Coroner Rusty Clevenger will be holding a news conference to announce the identities of the 2 bodies found on Kohlhepp’s property.

THE VICTIMS

Meagan Leigh McCraw  Coxie, 25 -preliminary cause of death is gunshot wound to the head

Johnny Joe Coxie, 29 – preliminary cause of death is gunshot wound to the torso.

They have been buried for at least 11 months.

More testing will be performed. The coroner says not all of their bodies were recovered.

The victims were married and from Spartanbur and the sheriff’s office says they have at least one shared child.

They had been released from jail the month they went missing in December 2015. Deputies say they had a history of panhandling around I-26.

The first unidentified body was found on the property, Sunday and both unidentified victims were taken away from the property by the coroner, Monday.

Three total bodies have been removed from the almost 100 acre property, including that of Charles Carver.

KOHLHEPP KNEW VICTIMS

Deputies says Kohlhepp called them by name.

WOODRUFF PROPERTY

That property is owned by Kohlhepp, according to records. The sheriff said deputies heard a woman banging on the metal container.

They found Kala Brown inside with a chain around her neck. She has been taken for treatment.

Her boyfriend, Charles Carver’s body was found on the property on Friday.

They couple had been missing since August 31.