David Aylor, a 41-year-old prominent South Carolina lawyer, was found dead in his Charleston home this morning, according to numerous sources.

Aylor lived in a home at Lowndes Pointe Drive, where he was found dead by his roommate, according to Charleston County Coroner Bobbi Jo O’Neal.

O’Neal said that the authorities are not suspecting any foul play in Aylor’s death. 

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Who was David Aylor?

David Aylor was a partner and CEO at the law firm Davi Aylor Offices. A South Carolina native, Aylor was born and raised in Spartanburg.

He received a BA in political science from the College of Charleston, and later joined the University of South Carolina, from where he earned a Juris Doctor degree.

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Aylor’s LinkedIn profile reveals that he began his professional career in 2007, when the 9th Circuit Solicitor’s Office as an Assistant Solicitor.

He later joined the insurance company Title Source as a South Carolina Attorney. Besides his own firm, Aylor also used to work as a Hanahan, SC prosecutor at the time of his death.

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in December 2022, Aylor had fallen into some trouble with the U.S. Attorney for South Carolina who alleged that he “compromised ongoing investigations, provided a means for the harassment and intimidation of witnesses, and contributed to threats against the United States” after one of his associates left confidential documents inside the Charleston County jail.

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Aylor was a lawyer expert in the fields of auto accidents, personal injury, medical malpractice, nursing home injury, criminal defense, and DUI. He was featured as a SuperLawyers Rising Star in 2014 and 2015 and also selected as part of the “Top 10 Under 40: South Carolina” by the National Association of Criminal Defense Attorneys. Aylor and his work have been featured in several places, including the Wall Street Journal, Dateline NBC, and the Post and Courier.

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According to Crunchbase, he also clerked for the SC Senate Judiciary Committee under Senate Glenn McConnell, US Magistrate Judge Robert S Carr (retired), and criminal attorney Andrew J. Savage, III in Charleston.