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Three arrested after man found murdered in Camden motel

Three people were arrested at the scene on various charges, according to authorities.
Credit: Branson Sparks

CAMDEN, S.C. — Three people were arrested after a man was found murdered at a Camden motel on Tuesday. 

Officials say Camden Police officers responded to a call for a welfare check at the Mona Lisa Motel around 12:30 a.m. Tuesday, July 20. Upon their arrival officers say they discovered Shahid Saleem Shabazz from Mount Pleasant, South Carolina, unresponsive on the floor of a room.  

Emergency Medical Service (EMS) was called, and Shabazz was pronounced dead at 1:21 a.m., according to Kershaw County Coroner David West. 

Authorities say Jordan McKeever was arrested at the scene and the investigation revealed that McKeever murdered Shabazz. McKeever is currently being held at the Kershaw County Detention Center on charges of murder and misprision of a felon. 

Two others, Dexter Thomas and Ceion Bell, were also arrested at the scene and charged with misprision of a felon, according to authorities.

If you have any information about this case, authorities ask you to contact Lieutenant Penny Lloyd at the Camden Police Department at 803-425-6025 or contact Crimestoppers anonymously in any of the following ways:


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