One arrested, charged following deadly weekend shooting in Bennettsville

One arrested, charged following deadly weekend shooting in Bennettsville
Hadji Larae Jordan (Source: Marlboro County Detention Center)

BENNETTSVILLE, S.C. (WMBF) – One person is in custody in connection with a weekend homicide investigation in Marlboro County.

According to information from the Marlboro County Sheriff’s Office, deputies were called to Ellison Street in Bennettsville around 5 a.m. on Jan. 24 due to a person being shot.

The victim, identified as 34-year-old Cedale Raheim Frazier, of Bennettsville, was taken to an area hospital and died as a result of gunshot wounds, authorities said.

According to investigators, 38-year-old Hadji Larae Jordan, of Raleigh, N.C., was identified as the suspect. He was arrested on Tuesday and charged with murder and possession of a weapon during a violent crime, the MCSO said.

Jordan will be arraigned on Jan. 27. The investigation is ongoing.

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