Man wanted in connection with Cheraw murder captured in Wadesboro hotel room

Man shot, killed in possible home invasion in Chesterfield County, sheriff says

CHESTERFIELD COUNTY, S.C. — A man wanted for murder in the Cheraw area of Chesterfield County has been captured, according to authorities.

Darreus Isaac, 19, was found Thursday morning in a hotel room in Wadesboro, police told Channel 9.

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He was arrested and charged with the murder of 23-year-old Daniel Compton, which happened on Dec. 5.

Authorities said Compton was killed at a house on Midway Road just outside of Cheraw off Highway 52.

Officials with the Chesterfield Sheriff’s Office said Isaac and others went into the home to rob Compton and shot him.

The investigation is ongoing.

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Harland Donnell Melton, a fugitive wanted out of Chesterfield County, was arrested in Oregon Friday and charged with kidnapping and sexual assault, authorities said.

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