3 held, 1 sought in man’s killing

Three people have been arrested in the armed robbery and slaying of a man in the Oates community on April 9, the Darlington County Sheriff’s Department says.
A fourth suspect also was being sought in the death of Willie Jackson at a residence on Old Timers Court.
Arrested were Tyneshia Jhane Price, 25, of Hartsville; Devon Demarco Rembert, 19, of Hartsville; and Nelson Hawkins, 51, of Darlington, according to a statement from Sheriff Tony Chavis.
Price and Rembert are charged with murder and armed robbery.
Rembert is also facing two other pending charges of murder and possession of a weapon during a violent crime in the April 2018 killing of a Lamar man, officials said. Rembert had just been released on bond March 12 on those charges.
Hawkins is charged with accessory before the fact to a felony, officials said.
Still being sought was Jelonta Chavon Bacote, 27, of Darlington, who is wanted for murder and armed robbery.
If you have any information about the whereabouts of Bacote, you are asked to contact Darlington County Sheriff’s investigators at (843) 398-4920, 911 or Crime Stoppers of the Pee Dee at 1-888-CRIME-SC or visit www.p3tips.com.
You can also submit tips through a mobile app; text “DCSO” to 95577 for a link to download. You do not have to reveal your identity to leave information.

Author: Rachel Howell

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