Bennettsville police arrest fugitive found hiding in bedroom closet

Bennettsville police arrest fugitive found hiding in bedroom closet

BENNETTSVILLE, SC (WMBF) – Bennettsville Police arrested a fugitive who was wanted in Scotland County for attempted first-degree murder after finding him hidden in a bedroom closet Thursday.

Sheddrick McLean was wanted on a fugitive from justice warrant in Scotland County, North Carolina for attempted first-degree murder and felony conspiracy, according to a news release from the Bennettsville Police Department.

McLean was taken into custody by officers after a search of a home on Hudson Street in Bennettsville, the release states. McLean was found hidden in a bedroom closet.

McLean was taken into custody without incident and is at the Marlboro County Detention Center awaiting a bond hearing and extradition back to North Carolina, the release states.

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