Suspect charged after woman found dead in Greenville home, police say

The latest on the homicide investigation that began over the weekend
Published: Sep. 10, 2022 at 6:52 PM EDT|Updated: Sep. 12, 2022 at 8:47 AM EDT
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GREENVILLE, S.C. (FOX Carolina) - The Greenville Police Department said a suspect has been charged after a woman was found dead inside the suspect’s home.

Police said they responded to a home on Nichol Street Friday night in reference to a stabbing. Upon arrival, officials found a woman’s body inside the home with apparent trauma.

The Greenville County Coroner’s Office identified the woman as 54-year-old Lisa Workman. Her cause official cause of death is still being determined.

The suspect, identified as Terry Lee Strickland, was still at the scene when police arrived, according to the department. After further investigation, police learned that the Workman and Strickland were acquaintances.

Terry Lee Strickland
Terry Lee Strickland(Greenville County Detention Center)

According to an arrest warrant, Strickland knowingly and unlawfully confined Workman in his bedroom, preventing her from leaving his home. He is accused of hitting Workman and holding her to the ground to keep her in the room.

Police said Strickland was treated for minor injuries before he was taken into custody.

The department charged Strickland with kidnapping and said other charges are pending.

Stay with FOX Carolina as this story continues to develop.