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UPDATE | Police: Man wanted in connection to Williston homicide turns himself in

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Published: Dec. 15, 2016 at 11:50 AM EST
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Sunday, Dec. 25, 2016

WILLISTON, S.C. (WRDW/WAGT) -- Williston Police Department say the man wanted in connection to the homicide of a man found near the Magistrate's Office has turned himself in.

In a Facebook post, the police department announced Raekwon Clifton turned himself in on Dec. 24. They also say they are looking for Barry Bellinger for questioning.

Raekwon Clifton was previously convicted on manslaughter charges in the death of D'Andra Gleaton back in June of 2014. According to the Detention Center, Raekwon was sentenced to 5 years, but he served two years and was released.

According to investigators, 29-year-old Kort Woodley of Blackville was found unresponsive at the entrance to the parking lot of the office located on Highway 78 East. He later died at Aiken Regional Medical Center, of what investigators believe was a gunshot wound.


Friday, Dec. 16, 2016

WILLISTON, S.C. (WRDW/WAGT) -- Williston Police Department investigators are looking for a man in connection to the homicide of a man found near the Magistrate's Office early Thursday.

According to the Williston, SC Police Department Facebook page, investigators are looking for Raekwon "Ray Ray" Clifton, for questioning. Ra'Keen White was taken into custody for questioning and investigators said he will be charged with murder, armed robbery, and possession of a weapon.

Raekwon Clifton was previously convicted on manslaughter charges in the death of D'Andra Gleaton back in June of 2014. According to the Detention Center, Raekwon was sentenced to 5 years, but he served two years and was released.

According to investigators, 29-year-old Kort Woodley of Blackville was found unresponsive at the entrance to the parking lot of the office located on Highway 78 East. He later died at Aiken Regional Medical Center, of what investigators believe was a gunshot wound.


Thursday, Dec. 15, 2016

WILLISTON, S.C. (WRDW/WAGT) -- A man who was found left for dead near the Magistrate's Office in Williston overnight has died.

According to investigators, 29-year-old Kort Woodley of Blackville was found unresponsive at the entrance to the parking lot of the office located on Highway 78 East.

Woodley was taken to Aiken Regional Medical Center where he was pronounced dead at 3:12 a.m. Thursday.

Initially, investigators believe he died from injuries sustained in a car crash. The car he was believed to be driving traveled south on Kelly Street and went across an old railroad bed and came to a stop in the parking lot. Investigators were soon led to believe Woodley may have been shot.

Doctors at Aiken Regional found what appeared to be a gunshot wound in Woodley's chest, however an autopsy will be performed Thursday to confirm.

There is no word on any possible suspects in this case. The death is still under investigation.

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