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Murder trial scheduled for suspect in 2014 Carolina Forest shooting

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CONWAY, SC (WMBF) – The murder trial for a Conway man charged in connection with a deadly 2014 shooting in Carolina Forest is scheduled to begin in April.

According to a trial roster from the 15th Circuit Solicitor’s Office, the trial of Akeem Akbar Young, 39, is set to start the week of April 10.

Young is accused of being involved in a June 13, 2014 shooting that killed Antonio Dexter Smith at Canterbury Apartments in Carolina Forest. 

A second suspect, Delshawn Anthony Davis, was initially charged with murder in connection with the case. 

According to information from the Horry County Public Index, Davis pleaded guilty on Dec. 12, 2016 to manslaughter. He was sentenced to 25 years.

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