3 charged in Russian roulette death

LANCASTER COUNTY, S.C. — Three men have been charged in the Russian roulette death of a man in January, Lancaster County Sheriff’s Office said Thursday.

Brandon Wheeler Reese, 22, was found dead in his truck from a gunshot wound, officials said.

Witnesses told investigators that Reese was buying a .38-caliber revolver from someone at a trailer park the night before. The gun owner told him he could have it if he played Russian roulette, witnesses said.

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Lakendrick Tayon Wade, 20, of Lancaster, and Quindarreus Omar Johnson, 19, of Lancaster, have been charged with unauthorized removal of a dead body. Wade was arrested Feb. 6. Johnson was taken into custody Wednesday.

Demarcus O’Brian Foster, 28, of Lancaster, was arrested Feb. 15, on warrants charging him with possession of a pistol by a person convicted of a crime of violence, possession of a firearm or ammunition by a person convicted of a violent felony, and possession of a stolen pistol. Foster provided the revolver that was involved in the case.

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