Deputies: Dillon County murder suspect in custody

Deputies: Dillon County murder suspect in custody
Jameel Christopher Mercer (Source: Dillon County Sheriff's Office)

DILLON COUNTY, S.C. (WMBF) - Authorities in Dillon County say a man previously wanted for murder is now in custody.

The Dillon County Sheriff’s Office said 22-year-old Jameel Christopher Mercer was arrested Sunday in Dillon County.

Deputies added that they were assisted by the Dillon Police Department, Latta Police Department, Lake View Police Department as well as the South Carolina Law Enforcement Division.

***UPDATE***Suspect in custody. Suspect was captured this morning in Dillon County. Dillon County Sheriff’s Office was...

Posted by Dillon County Sheriff's Office on Friday, April 30, 2021

Mercer had been considered armed and dangerous.

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