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Horry County police take ‘Cinderella’ suspect into custody

Kenneth Jackson (Source: HCPD) Kenneth Jackson (Source: HCPD)
The red Air Force One sneaker that earned Jackson his "Cinderella" moniker. (Source: HCPD) The red Air Force One sneaker that earned Jackson his "Cinderella" moniker. (Source: HCPD)

HORRY COUNTY, SC (WMBF) – A man wanted for attempted murder who the Horry County Police Department dubbed “Cinderella” because of a shoe he left at a crime scene is now in police custody, according to the department.

 “…the clock has struck midnight on Kenneth ‘Kelo’ Jackson AKA Cinderella and he is in police custody,” states a Facebook post by the HCPD.

According to a post on the Horry County Police Department’s Facebook page, on June 15, officers were executing a felony warrant on another person when a man named Jackson fled on foot and left behind a red Air Force One sneaker.

A couple of weeks later, on June 29, while police were still searching for him, Jackson reportedly shot at a man several times after a fight in the Socastee area. One of the rounds struck the victim.

On July 1, police announced they were still looking for Jackson, but now for several charges: attempted murder, possession of a weapon during a violent crime, and unlawful carry of a pistol.

On Tuesday, Police announced Jackson was in taken into custody by the HCPD, with assistance from the US Marshals Task Force, the State Law Enforcement Division and the ATF Gang Task Force.

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