Greenville County woman charged in boyfriend's shooting death

Apr 7, 2008 Full story: The Associated Press 7

A Greenville County woman has been charged with shooting her live-in boyfriend to death.

A sheriff's spokeswoman told The Greenville News that 35-year-old Donna Redding has been charged with murder and possession of a weapon during a violent crime in the death of 52-year-old Gary Dean Parnell.

Master Deputy Ashley Bethell says Redding and Parnell argued on Sunday afternoon. Authorities responding to a 911 call found Parnell dead from a shotgun wound to the abdomen.

Coroner Mike Ellis says Parnell was pronounced dead at the scene. An autopsy was scheduled for Monday. Read more

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A person who knows

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#1 Apr 10, 2008
They had not argued. A witness was there 10 minutes before she shot him.
A person who knew things

Duncan, SC

#2 Nov 11, 2009
One - drug dealer off the street, we know he was not perfect i only know only one man that was perfect our Father
A person who knew things

Duncan, SC

#3 Nov 11, 2009
wheres those cables....?
A person who knew things

Duncan, SC

#4 Nov 11, 2009
DONT SOUND LIKE HE WAS A GOOD MAN SUPPLING HIS FAMILY WITH DRUGS AND IF SOMEONE WENT TO SEE GARY 15 MIN...S BEFORE THE SHOOTING EVERY THING COULDNT HAVE BEEN FINE AFTER BOTH WERE DOING METH ALL WEEK HE WAS SITTING AT HIS DESK WELDING WIRE ( wheres the cable the screwdriver was found and so was the battey sounds like he was shocking her and the kids some of this wasnt brought out in court he got what he ask for !!!!!!!!!!
keri lynn parnell

Lexington, SC

#5 May 2, 2010
Gary parnelll was my father and he died when i was only 11 so if you say he deserved to die your crazy because I am now 13 and he didnt get to see me grow into a young woman and didnt get to share the joy of having to new grandbabies born in the two recent years after his death.he wasnt perfect but he had people that lovedand cared for him alot and he took care of his 4 real kids very good.Nobodys perfect and you shouldnt talk about a person that can no longer defend himself.
keri lynn parnell

Lexington, SC

#6 May 2, 2010
I was with my father everyday and he didnt supply his family with drugs he supplied his drugie girlfriend with them because if he didnt she would of had sex for drugs
Keri Lynn Parnell

Liberty, SC

#7 Mar 30, 2012
Really? People like yall are all losers sittin behind your computers bloging about stuff you seen on the news. I am Gary Parnells little girl and i look at these blogs all the time and obviously no one has respect for anyones feelings.My dad did not beat her or shock her with batteries. do you realize how ridiculous that sounds.He was a handy-man and at the time of his death he was sittin at his desk workin on something.Thats why there was wire and screwdrivers.so go get a life

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