It happened around 9:40 p.m. the Cedar Grove Apartments on Richmond Hill Road.
Investigators arrested 26 year old Ryan Jones, charging him with three counts of murder. The church's associate Pastors spent the afternoon with the Jones family. During their prayer the phone rang bringing the news that's still hard to comprehend.
The Aiken County Sheriff's Office has confirmed a male pedestrian was struck in Graniteville Thursday night.
A family member has been charged with murder after three bodies were found in the woods following a brush fire in south Augusta on Tuesday.
Investigators say 26-year-old Matthew Leverett Wilson and 27-year-old DeShawn Demetrius Lowe got into an argument. Lowe allegedly shot Wilson in the chest as he approached.
Investigators were called to a home in southern Emanuel County on Tuesday after an infant was found unresponsive.
Narcotics investigators confiscated 2 kilos of cocaine, which was being kept in a camper freezer behind a barn, and approximately 1 pound of heroin and 1 pound of marijuana, found in a cooler buried inside the barn.
The man accused in an armed robbery at a liquor store has now been named a suspect in an armed robbery at the Four Seasons parking lot on Sunday night.
It's a tragedy that has stunned a community -- two retired school teachers and their son killed, their bodies dumped in the woods and set on fire.
The investigation began yesterday when deputies found three bodies in a brush fire in the woods behind Deer Chase Elementary School in Hephzibah. Then, late last night, clues led detectives to a home on nearby Pinnacle Place Drive, where they found another crime scene. Property records indicate the home belonged to Roosevelt and Edna Jones. Family members tell us the couple, and their son, Russell, were the victims of the murder.
Richmond County deputies say Pablo Cesar Chaves shot the dog twice with a shotgun. Investigators found a chainsaw covered in blood and dog hair at the scene on Chester Avenue.
An Aiken woman is warning others about a tricky telephone scam. You may have heard of it. The FBI calls it the "Grandparent Scam." It's where a caller pretends to be your grandson or granddaughter to get money. News 12's Chad Mills is on your side to help you from becoming a victim.
Sources have confirmed the identities of the bodies that were found in south Augusta on Tuesday.
Crime techs and even a state helicopter spent the afternoon searching the area for clues. Exact details of who, what, when, where and why are all still unanswered.
Jairus Rayshawn Dantzler, 18, is charged with armed robbery, two counts of burglary, cruelty to children and criminal attempt to commit rape.
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