Man charged following deadly Fourth of July shooting in Dillon

Man charged following deadly Fourth of July shooting in Dillon
Delaney Leach III (Source: VineLink)

DILLON, S.C. (WMBF) – A Dillon man has been arrested in connection with a deadly Fourth of July shooting.

According to a press release from the Dillon County Sheriff’s Office, 27-year-old Delaney Ismale Leach III is charged with murder. He remains in custody Friday at the Dillon County Detention Center awaiting a bond hearing.

Leach is charged in the July 4 shooting at the Sunflower Apartments in Dillon that killed 21-year-old Kenya Purnell, of Laurinburg, N.C.

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