Harden St. murder suspect turns himself in to CPD
COLUMBIA, S.C. (WIS) - The Columbia Police Department (CPD) said Friday a man wanted for murder turned himself in.
Obadiah Sabur-Jabbar Doctor was arrested and charged Friday per CPD.
A man wanted for murder has been arrested & charged. Obadiah Doctor turned himself in to #ColumbiaPDSC officers today. An updated jail booking photograph of the suspect is not available yet. Here's the initial info about the allegation.https://t.co/KJqT1GxYy3— Columbia Police Dept (@ColumbiaPDSC) August 5, 2022
U.S. Marshals are searching for a Columbia murder suspect.
The Columbia Police Department (CPD) said they’d asked the United States Marshals Service for assistance in finding Obadiah Sabur-Jabbar Doctor.
Investigators said on June 15, 2022 CPD was dispatched to 3301 Harden Street Extension on reports of an injured man driving himself to Prisma Health Richland hospital.
Staff were unable to save the man, who had gunshot wounds on his lower body. The Richland County Coroner’s Office identified the man as 37-year-old Willis Laverne Weary.
CPD said the victim and Doctor were acquaintances and that the shooting likely happened while Weary was driving on Farrow Rd.
Anyone with information about the case is being encouraged to contact CPD or leave a tip with Crime Stoppers.
Once located, Doctor will be charged with Murder and Possesion of a Weapon during a Violent Crime. Investigators consider him to be armed and dangerous.
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