‘It’s difficult to understand how Christian ended up in such a terrible place.’

Christian Hine, the co-founder of the Pundit House conservative website and a former president of a Charlotte Tea Party group, spoke many times at rallies and other places on behalf of conservative candidates and causes, appearing on radio and other media on both sides of the Carolina border. But the now 39-year-old Fort Mill resident was hiding a dark secret.

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Defendant who shot and killed friend in Rock Hill apologizes in court

Robreece Pickett apologized in court for his role in the Rock Hill accidental shooting death of a friend, Ja'Terreon Thorne, before his sentencing on manslaughter and other charges. Thorne's mother, Tamika Douglas, told the court her son who died received a life sentence.
Defendant who shot and killed friend in Rock Hill apologizes in court 2:09

Defendant who shot and killed friend in Rock Hill apologizes in court

Will Muschamp: Two Gamecocks QBs will play against Vanderbilt 1:32

Will Muschamp: Two Gamecocks QBs will play against Vanderbilt

Accused Rock Hill killer fires lawyer 1:04

Accused Rock Hill killer fires lawyer

Highlights from South Pointe football win over Nation Ford 4:45

Highlights from South Pointe football win over Nation Ford