Two Deaths reported in Fair Play

On Friday afternoon, June 1, two adult men from Fair Play were discovered dead at 371 Tammi Lane near Fair Play. Oconee County Coroner Karl Addis reports that one of the decedent’s resided at the incident location and the other decedent was an acquaintance to the homeowner. The homeowner, 66-year-old Ronald L. Holbrooks was discovered dead in the bedroom of his residence. The other decedent, 66-year-old Wesley B. Lothery of Marrett Carnes Road in Fair Play, was discovered dead in the front yard at the incident location. Both bodies were severely decomposed and autopsies will be required to establish cause of death. Addis says that an autopsy will be performed on Sunday; another press release will be issued on Sunday afternoon with preliminary findings from the exams. This incident is investigated by the Oconee County Sheriff’s Department.