Man charged with murder after mother killed in fire

By Jason Evans
Staff Reporter

SIX MILE — A Six Mile man is facing murder and arson charges after his mother’s body was found in a burning home last month.

Eric James Harmon, 34, was arrested July 30 by the Pickens County Sheriff’s Office, according to a release from Chief Deputy Chad Brooks.

On July 1, emergency personnel responded to a structure fire at 191 Duncan Road in Six Mile, Brooks said.

As firefighters extinguished the fire, a body was found inside the home, Brooks said.

Pickens County Coroner Kandy Kelley identified the victim as 57-year-old Beverly Harmon,

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