Calhoun County, SC (WLTX) - Calhoun County Sheriff Thomas Summers has announced the arrests of several individuals in connection with the disappearance and murder of an Orangeburg teenager.
According to Sheriff Summers, Bryant McKnight, 28, of St. Matthews, has been arrested and charged with murder and obstructing justice. Also charged in connection with the case is Jerry McKnight, 45, of St. Matthews, who is also charged with murder.
Deputies believe the two are responsible for the death of 17-year-old Kymmara Randolph, who was last seen February 13th. She was believed to be with Bryant McKnight, according to Orangeburg County deputies. Previous Coverage:Deputies Search for Missing Teen
A third man, Jonathan McKnight, 20, of St. Matthews, has been charged with accessory after the fact of murder
"We have worked around the clock for several days investigating this crime and locating the individuals responsible for Kymmara Randolph's death", said Sheriff Summers. "When we developed credible information that Ms. Randolph was killed last week in our county, we have been searching tirelessly for her body and will continue to do so. This is an on-going, multi-faceted, complex investigation involving several agencies"
Officers have still not found Randolph's body.
Anyone with any information concerning this case is asked to call The Calhoun County Sheriff's Office at 803-874-2741 or Crimestoppers at 888-CRIME-SC.