GEORGETOWN, SC (WBTW) – Georgetown police have connected three people to the murder of Leon Harrison Jr. including the victim’s wife at the time and the victim’s brother-in-law and father-in-law.
According to the press release from the Georgetown Police Department, Harrison was reported missing from his home on Highmarket Street on March 9, and his body was found floating in the Black River on March 11.
Thursday, investigators released that 56-year-old Alexander Rhue Sr. was arrested on March 31, and charged with accessory after the fact to murder and obstruction of justice.
Alexander Rhue Sr.’s daughter, 32-year-old Tiesh Rhue, was arrested Thursday, April 6, and charged with accessory after the fact of murder. Tiesh Rhue was married to the victim at the time of his death, the release says.
Alexander Rhue Sr.’s son, 34-year-old Alexander Rhue Jr., initially remained at large, but was booked into the Georgetown County Detention Center on Sunday and was charged with accessory after the fact to murder and obstructing justice.
On May 5, Georgetown police released that Aleander Rhue Jr.’s charges were upgraded to murder, conspiracy to commit murder and desecration of human remains.