Girlfriend charged in fatal Johnston shooting

By: Staff Email
By: Staff Email
Ashley Butler (WRDW-TV)

Ashley Butler (WRDW-TV)

Monday, April 29, 2013

JOHNSTON, S.C. (WRDW) -- The Johnston police chief has confirmed a woman has been charged in her boyfriend's death.

Officers are charging Ashley Butler with murder in the death of Otis "Matt" Key Jr.

The shooting happened Friday on Lanier Road in Johnston.

Investigators say the couple was arguing when things turned violent.

Key was hit in the chest and died at the hospital.

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