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Update: Walterboro man charged in connection with shooting death | News | The Press and Standard

by | June 19, 2016 6:49 pm

A Chestnut Drive man has been charged in connection with the shooting
death of a Summerville woman early Saturday morning.
Colleton County Coroner Richard Harvey reports that Jameleeh Harrison,
21, of Summerville was killed by a single gunshot wound to the head.
Harvey pronounced Harrison dead at the scene Saturday at 1:25 a.m.
Marion L. Williams Jr., 36, of 213 Chestnut Drive, was taken into
custody Saturday morning in connection with the shooting and faces
charges of murder and possession of a firearm in the commission of a
violent crime.
Williams had a bond hearing before a Colleton County Magistrate
Sunday. He was ordered held without bond on the murder charge. A
magistrate cannot set bond on a murder charge — that will have to be
done by a circuit court judge.
He also had a $50,000 bond set on the possession of a firearm in the
commission of a violent crime charge.
A report of gunshots sent members of the sheriff’s office to the 200
block of Chestnut Drive Saturday at approximately 12:43 a.m.
When officers arrived, they found a four-door sedan in a westbound
ditch on Chestnut Drive with an unconscious woman inside the vehicle.
Colleton County Firefighter-Paramedics dispatched to the scene
determined that Harrison had no signs of life and notified the
coroner’s office.
Harvey said indications are that Harrison was shot in a yard on
Chestnut Drive. After receiving the fatal injury, Harrison was
reportedly placed in the rear seat of a private vehicle to be
transported to the medical center but the driver lost control of the
vehicle.
After Harvey pronounced her dead, Harrison’s body was transported to
the forensic unit of the Medical University of South Carolina for an
autopsy.
Members of Colleton County Fire-Rescue remained on the scene to
provide lighting for sheriff’s office investigators as they began
their search for evidence.

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  1. Comment by Tracy B.

    June 19, 2016 at 8:32 pm

    My heart, thoughts and prayers are extended to this woman’s family and community. Thank You God, for a quick arrest for this woman’s murder. Now Father bring justice,healing,comfort,peace,love and strength to this community in Jesus name Amen.


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