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Man booked for Myrtle Beach murder

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Herbert Jordan Richardson, 33, has been arrested and charged with murder. (Source: MBPD) Herbert Jordan Richardson, 33, has been arrested and charged with murder. (Source: MBPD)

MYRTLE BEACH, SC (WMBF) - Myrtle Beach Police worked the scene of a homicide Friday morning after placing one suspect behind bars for the killing.

The victim has been identified as 50-year-old Randall Burkett. Burkett was found on the door steps of a home at 407 Chester Street, according to police.

Horry County Coroner Darris Fowler confirms Burkett died at the hospital. Fowler attributes his death to trauma to vital organs caused by at least one stab wound.

Herbert Jordan Richardson, 33, has been arrested and charged with murder. Richardson was booked into the Myrtle Beach jail just after 5 a.m. Friday. No bail has been set at this time. 

The coroner confirms the victim died at the hospital, but did not release an initial cause of death. The victim was identified as "John Doe" at the hospital. An autopsy to confirm the cause of death is scheduled for 2 p.m. Friday afternoon.

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