Deputies make arrest in Lucky 7 murder

By: Staff Email
By: Staff Email
Morris Dorch, arrested for deadly shooting

Morris Dorch, arrested for deadly shooting

Thursday, Dec. 20, 2012

AIKEN COUNTY, S.C. -- Aiken County deputies say they have arrested the man who opened fire outside a store, killing a man in a car.

On Thursday morning, investigators announced the arrest of Morris Laytrell Dorch. The Sheriff's Office is charging the 25-year-old with murder, attempted murder and possession of a weapon during a crime.

Investigators say Dorch shot and killed Delance Terez Walton outside Lucky 7. The murder happened on Dec. 15. Walton's body was found in a car. A second person was also in the car but was not hurt.

Deputies say the two men had been involved in an argument, which is what led to the deadly shooting.

Anyone with information about this crime is asked to call the Aiken County Sheriff’s Office at (800) 922-9709. Individuals can also call Crimestoppers of the Midlands at (888) CRIME-SC. Callers can remain anonymous and will be eligible for a cash reward up to $1,000.


Have information or an opinion about this story? Click here to contact the newsroom.


Copyright WRDW-TV News 12. All rights reserved. This material may not be republished without express written permission.


WRDW.com is happy to provide a forum for commenting and discussion. Please respect and abide by the house rules:

Keep it clean, keep it civil, keep it truthful, stay on topic, be responsible, share your knowledge, and please suggest removal of comments that violate these standards.

powered by Disqus
Mailing Address: P.O. Box 1212 Augusta, GA 30903 Main Telephone: (803) 278-1212 Newsroom: (803) 278-3111 Fax: (803) 442-4561
Gray Television, Inc. - Copyright © 2002-2014 - Designed by Gray Digital Media - Powered by Clickability 184272851