Old Aiken Road Death Investigation

North Augusta, SC (17 July 2020, 9:45 am) – Early this morning around 12:00 am, Deputies responded to 928 Old Aiken Road for a reported shooting incident. When they arrived at the home, the victim, identified as Carlos Turner, was found in a back room, unresponsive with an apparent gunshot wound. Prior to deputies arriving at the home, witnesses gave a description and name of the alleged shooting suspect. Deputies arrested Richard Ernest Posey (56), of Ridge Spring, who was still at the home when deputies arrived on scene. Witness told deputies that there was a verbal argument between Turner and Posey prior to the shooting. Posey was taken to the Aiken County Detention Center where he is expected to be charged with Voluntary Manslaughter and Possession of a Weapon during a Violent Crime. More charges may be forthcoming. This investigation is on-going and as information becomes available it will be released.