Third person arrested in August 2018 Longs Food Lion murder


Conway, S.C. (April 11, 2019) – A third person has been arrested in an August 2018 Longs Food Lion murder case.

Rodney Gore, of Tabor City, NC, is charged with accessory before the fact to a felony after witness statements placed Gore at the scene of the incident, according to Horry County police.

On Aug. 15, 2018, Gore is believed to have driven three individuals armed with guns to the Food Lion located at 110 E. HWY 905 in Longs, South Carolina.

The individuals were dropped off by Gore, and then proceeded to rob and murder Gerard Celentano, 57, at that location, police said.

Stephon Miller in Tabor City, NC, and James Bellamy were previously arrested by U.S. Marshals in connection with the case.

Gore remains in custody at J. Reuben Long Detention Center.

Anyone with information related to the incident is asked to call HCPD at 843-915-TIPS (8477).

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