Fugitive allegedly connected to Connecticut death arrested in Georgetown County

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GEORGETOWN, SC (WBTW) – A fugitive wanted in connection to a 2018 death in Connecticut has been arrested in Georgetown County.

According to the Georgetown County Sheriff’s Office, deputies working with the U.S. Marshals arrested William Benton Moultrie, of Georgetown, on Thursday.

Moultrie was wanted in connection to an incident that resulted in death on July 1, 2018, in Hamden, Connecticut.

William Moultrie (courtesy: Georgetown County Detention Center)

Moultrie is charged with evading responsibility (death), criminal mischief second degree, interfering with a police officer, falsely reporting an incident, and tampering with evidence.

He was booked at 5 p.m. Thursday into the Georgetown County Detention Center. He will be extradited at a later time.

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