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3 arrested in October murder in Sumter

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Gregory Jones (Source: Sumter P. D.) Gregory Jones (Source: Sumter P. D.)
Jimmy Jenkins (Source: Sumter P.D.) Jimmy Jenkins (Source: Sumter P.D.)
Mario Lloyd (Source: Sumter P.D.) Mario Lloyd (Source: Sumter P.D.)
SUMTER, SC (WIS) -

Sumter police have arrested three men in connection with an October murder.

On Thursday, police charged 24-year-old Gregory Jones, 28-year-old Jimmy Jenkins and 21-year-old Mario Lloyd with murder, armed robbery and possession of a weapon during the commission of a violent crime.

Police say the three shot and killed 34-year-old Kevin Jones of Sumter at a home on Brunhill Dr. in the early morning of October 6th.  Jones was shot in the chest and died at the scene.

Investigators say they found evidence connecting Jones, Jenkins and Lloyd to the shooting.  They say robbery was the motive for the shooting and illegal drugs were involved.

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