24-month and 10-month-old kids found dead with woman and boyfriend in apparent South Carolina murder-suicide; suspected shooter’s mother says “The devil got mad because we were praising the lord”

Cops in Horry County, South Carolina, respond to home call and find possible murder-suicide, early Saturday morning

Keith Davis, Kristina Burroughs, 40 and infant, Justice Burroughs all pronounced dead at the scene from gunshot injuries in suspected murder-suicide 

75-year-old Betty Bellamy said Satan is behind the shooting that left four dead, including her son Davis

2-year-old Katylin Bellamy and 10-month-old Justice Burroughs among four who died from gunshot related injuries

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Victim: Kristina Burroughs

Three members of a South carolina household were dead a domestic shooting incident in Holts County Sputh Carolina, early Saturday morning
Keith Davis, his 40-year-old girlfriend Kristina Burroughs and her 10-month-old neice, Justice Burroughs were all pronounced dead at the scene, early Saturday morning. 2-year-old Katylin Bellamy was also injured during the incident and taken to a hospital, she later died sunday from the injuries she sustained during the incident.
For family member, Betty Bellamy, 75, Satan is responsible for the death of her son, Keith Davis, and the events that tiggered the sequence of events at yhecrime scene early, Saturday.
Self described Christian Bellamy, said she believes the devil is responsible for the shooting death of her son Keith, his girlfriend, Kristina Burroughs, and Burroughs’ 10-month-old niece, Justice Burroughs:
“If it weren’t for Satan they would still be alive today,”
She said she and her husband had been busy praising the lord when the actions that Horry County police are calling it a possible murder-suicide.
“I was praising the lord. Singing, praising the lord, and the devil was busy,” she said. “The devil got mad because we were praising the lord.”

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2-year-old Katylin Bellamy, succumbed to her injuries, Sunday

Bellamy said she didn’t know what happened at the home leading up to the violence, or if Davis and Burroughs, who she said had been together on and off for years, had been fighting.
The mother of 10 said she always has an open ear ready to listen to any of her kids, but didn’t know what took place in the home or why. She said she always tells her children to simply walk away if there’s trouble.

 

katylin-bellamy-and-justice-burroughs110-month-old Justice Burroughs is the youngest victim

Horry County police were called to the home shortly after midnight to the home in reference to a possible murder-suicide. Responding officers discovered multiple victims in the home. Davis, Kristina Burroughs and Justice Burroughs were all pronounced dead at the scene. Their cause of death is still under investigation, police said.\The Horry County Coroner’s Office, said all the victims lived together and were all shot. Autopsy was scheduled for Sunday for all victims.
Thomasena Hunt, a relative who lives next door for two years and claims she’s never seen police at the house. said she was awoken around 12:30 a.m. to “probably 30 gunshots.” Hunt said she saw the police coming when she left her home to see what happened.
“This is the first time I’ve ever heard anybody say anything about them arguing,” said Hunt,  “It was really tragic.”

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Betty Bellamy, mother of Keith Davis blames satan for the tragic death of the four victims

Betty Bellamy, Davis’ mother, said she first thought the house was on fire when tragedy struck, but was told by another family member there that her son and the others were dead.
“I guess I kinda lost it for minute,” she said of her reaction to the news. She said she hadn’t slept since she found out.
grieving family members gathered around the homes comforting while expressing their shock the loss of lives. None knew what exactly happened in the home or why. Some remembered Keith Davis as a good person always making them laugh and loved to rap and dance.

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Crime scene: The home outside Myrtle Beach, South Carolina where the victims were found

“I feel bad it had to go down like that, but I’m still gonna love him,” Bellamy said of her son. “I’m still going to trust in God for my miracles.”
The mother of 10 said she said she has lost children in the past, and will be relying on God and her family to pull her through the tragedy.
However, Keith’s sister, Joanne Davis, was cross with her brother for taking the life of her childhood friend.She grew up with Kristina Burroughs she said, and they were friends, observing that Burroughs was a good, hard-working woman
Although Horry County police have not revealed the identity of the shooter in the tragic event, still Davis Joanne Davis affirmed that while she still loves her brother, she is really angry with him.
“It ain’t about him,” she said. “He’s deceased now and that’s where he needs to be. … He should not have took their lives. … He’s where he’s supposed to be at.”
“My heart don’t go out to him right now, but I still love him because he’s my brother, but I also love them [other victims] too” .

 

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