Man arrested in death of man found in car in Dillon County

Pee Dee Crime

DILLON COUNTY, S.C. (WBTW) — A man was arrested in connection with the death of a man found in a car March 7 in Dillon County, according to information released Friday from the Dillon County Sheriff’s Office.

Kentell Maurice Kelly, 30, was charged with murder, possession of a weapon during the commission of a violent crime and possession of a weapon by a convicted felon in connection with a deadly shooting.

The body of 31-year-old Christopher Jones, of Columbia, was found inside a vehicle on Alton Court in the Fork community.

Kelly was being held in the Dillon County Detention Center, as of Friday morning.

Shootings are listed even if no one was injured in the incident. For some shootings, a specific address was not provided by police, and the marker will show a city center or an approximate area as the location of the incident.

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