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CrimeFather charged after shooting, killing daughter trying to get into home, deputies say

22:27  20 may  2019
22:27  20 may  2019 Source:   wyff4.com

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The man who deputies say shot and killed his daughter as she tried to get into his home over the weekend now faces charges, the Greenville County Sheriff's Office said Monday.

Jermaine Tramone Pressley, 43, was arrested Sunday and charged with possession of cocaine and heroin with intent to distribute, deputies said.

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Nadeja Jermainequa Pressley, 23, was accidentally shot early Sunday about 1:15 a.m. at her home on Young Street, Greenville County Coroner Parks Evans said.

The preliminary investigation revealed that Pressley's father believed an intruder was trying to gain entry through a door, Lt. Jimmy Bolt said.

Pressley was pronounced dead at the scene.

Lt. Ryan Flood said Monday that investigators initially thought that the father shot through the door, but Pressley actually shot once the door was opened by his daughter.

She was bringing her father food when she was shot, Flood said.

The two had a conversation earlier that day about her bringing him food to his home, but she didn't show up until after 1 a.m., according to Flood.

Flood said investigators are unsure if the woman lived at the home, but he said she did have a key to the home.

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An autopsy was scheduled for Monday.

Investigators found 1.1 grams of heroin, as well as digital scales and packaging items, according to warrants.

A criminal history check revealed Pressley has a previous conviction on similar drug charges in Greenville County, the warrant said.

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