Sheriff’s office investigating double homicide

Published 5:33 pm Thursday, October 26, 2017

The Butler County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a double homicide after two people were found dead in a vehicle on the side of the road.

Sometime after 9 a.m. Wednesday, officers were dispatched to an area near Lighthouse Pentecostal Church on Airport Road.  It was there that they discovered the bodies of two men in a roadside vehicle.

The two victims have been identified as Ja’von Banks, 22, of Greenville and Darious Lymon, 22, of Forest Home.

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The cause of death has not been disclosed.

The sheriff’s office is receiving aid from the Greenville Police Department and the State Bureau of Investigation.

Those who have any information pertaining to the case are asked to contact the Butler County Sheriff’s Office at 334-382-6521.