Kathy Lucas, Greenville Public Information Officer, has the estranged husband of Nicole Kennedy-Pride has been charged with murder
The Greenville Police Department responded to a welfare concern call Feb. 15, 2019, at 9:09 a.m. in the 5600 block of Stonewall Street in Greenville.
Once inside the home, police found the body of a female who was unresponsive. The victim turned out to be Nicole Kennedy-Pride.
Matthew Kenton Pride, 37 of Greenville, was taken into custody that day for violating a protective order placed against him by Nicole.
Nicole was the owner of Shear Pride Suites and Spa in Greenville.
“Our family is not ready to make any public statements at this time,” said family member Jessica Harrell. “Once we have ascertained more details of this tragedy and are of a unified mind as a family, we will release our statement. We are asking for our privacy at this time.”