Dillon County deputies search for suspect wanted in connection to murder, attempted murder case

Published: Jan. 25, 2023 at 5:27 PM EST|Updated: Jan. 25, 2023 at 6:16 PM EST
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DILLON COUNTY, S.C. (WMBF) – The Dillon County Sheriff’s Office is asking for help in finding a wanted suspect.

Markaus Davis is wanted for murder and attempted murder in connection to an incident that took place on Saturday along Sandy Acres Drive, according to the sheriff’s office.

Dillon County Coroner Donnie Grimsley identified the victim as 37-year-old Joe Pittman Jr. from Thomasville, N.C.

Grimsley confirmed that Pittman had been shot and killed.

WMBF News has reached out to the sheriff’s office to get more information on the case. We’re waiting to hear back.

Anyone with information on Davis’ whereabouts is asked to call Capt. Allan Rogers or Detective Shannon Grainger at 843-774-1432 or through Central Dispatch at 843-841-3707.

You can also reach out to the Dillon County Sheriff’s Office Facebook page if you have information on Davis’ whereabouts.