Man arrested after woman’s body found behind church in Easley

Zachary Roach now faces one count of murder
Published: Apr. 1, 2023 at 9:17 AM EDT
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EASLEY, S.C. (FOX Carolina) - The Pickens County Sheriff’s Office says they’ve arrested a person in connection to the death of a 21-year-old woman.

According to the Sheriff’s Office, deputies received a report of an unresponsive woman lying behind the fellowship hall of Tabor United Methodist Church at around 4:32 a.m. on Saturday, April 1.

Deputies said according to a report, the woman appeared to have suffered injuries to her head and face.

Once on scene, emergency medical personnel attempted life-saving measures, but the woman ultimately succumbed to her injuries.

The Pickens County Coroner’s Office identifies the woman as 21-year-old Kaitlyn Mack.

After the death was determined to be suspicious, deputies say they interviewed 25-year-old Zachary Roach as a person of interest.

Zachary Roach
Zachary Roach(Pickens County Sheriff's Office)

Deputies say Roach was then taken into custody and charged with one count of murder.

He is being held without bond at the Pickens County Detention Center.

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