Police: Woman, 25, beaten to death by boyfriend

Staff report

Brian Mishue

Brian Mishue

LAURINBURG — A 25-year-old Laurinburg woman was murdered Sunday night after authorities said an argument between the victim and her boyfriend escalated into violence.

Geneva Smith

Geneva Smith

Geneva Smith, also known as Geneva Mishue, was pronounced dead Sunday between 9 p.m. and 10 p.m. after Scotland County sheriff’s deputies responded to the couple’s Quail Ridge Road home. Brian L. Mishue, 25, is being held at Scotland County Jail without bond on a murder charge.

Smith listed Mishue as her husband on her Facebook profile and indicated they had been married last November.

 

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