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2 Chester Co students arrested for deadly Myrtle Beach shooting

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Meleke Stewart (Myrtle Beach Police Department) Meleke Stewart (Myrtle Beach Police Department)
Broderick Roscoe (Myrtle Beach Police Department) Broderick Roscoe (Myrtle Beach Police Department)
CHESTER COUNTY, SC (WBTV) -

Two Chester County men have been charged with murder in the shooting death of a North Carolina man at Myrtle Beach on Monday.

Myrtle Beach Police say 18-year-olds Meleke Stewart and Broderick Roscoe are charged in the crime.

Stewart is a standout Wrestler at Chester Senior High School, winning state titles for the past two years.

On Wednesday evening, Chester County Sheriff's Deputies arrested 18-year-olds Meleke Stewart and Broderick Roscoe.

Stewart's neighbor, Justin McCullough, witnessed the arrest.

"A lot of police came over here, I mean, a lot of them. I was shocked. I was like what's going on over there," said McCullough.

Myrtle Beach Police say the two men fatally shot Alton Daniels of Shallotte, North Carolina Monday night outside a Days Inn motel.

Affidavits show Stewart and Daniels sent each other multiple texts messages and phone calls and arranged to exchange sex for money.

Turns out, this was a plot to rob Daniels and in the midst of the robbery shots were fired.

According to court documents, Roscoe helped set up the robbery and stood by while the murder happened.

"It's surprising. I can't believe he'd do something like that," said McCullough.

Neighbors of Stewart spoke with WBTV about the young man who is a two-time defending state champion wrestler at Chester Senior High School.

John Wilson says Stewart lived in his Jeter Street home for only 2 months, but their encounters were pleasant.

"He was respectful, for one, most of these young people are crazy. He just said ‘hey, how are you doing' and just walked his dogs," said Wilson.

Stewart and Roscoe remain in the Myrtle Beach jail Thursday night, both denied bail.

Wilson says it's sad to see two young men face such serious charges.

"It's just a young life gone. I don't know what to say about that other than it's crazy," he said.

Chester County School leaders had no official comment on the case other than confirming the two men were rising seniors at Chester Senior High and the shooting was not connected with the school.

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