Mocha the Mountain Lion lived in Socastee for 20 years after her owner, Chuck Bunnell, took ownership of her when she was young. Mocha lived to be about 19 years old before her recent death from old age. Bunnell plans to have her cremated.
Gary Wayne Bennett, convicted of murder in 2002, has been fighting his conviction, and legal parties on the case gathered Friday to discuss issues related to the case. The court ruled DNA testing will be done.