Longs murder suspect arrested in North Carolina now back in Horry County

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Jaylon Dequante Hemingway (Courtesy: J. Reuben Long Detention Center)

LONGS, S.C. (WBTW) — A Longs murder suspect who was arrested in North Carolina Thursday is now back in Horry County, according to online booking records.

Jaylon Dequante Hemingway, 18, of Loris, was booked into J. Reuben Long Detention Center at 10:43 a.m. Tuesday, according to booking records. He’s charged with murder, possession of a weapon during a violent crime, and discharging firearms into a dwelling.

Hemingway was arrested in Tabor City, North Carolina, Thursday and was awaiting extradition back to Horry County.

Horry County police said Hemingway was wanted in connection with a shooting on June 17 in Longs.

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