CONWAY, S.C. — A 20-year-old Conway man accused in the shooting death of a Coastal Carolina University student [ Anthony Darnell Lidell, 19 ] surrendered to police at a gas station in Conway on Friday afternoon, said Thom Berry, State Law Enforcement Division spokesman.
Officials with the South Carolina Law Enforcement Division named 20-year-old Marquis Spencer McDonald as the suspect in the shooting death of a Coastal Carolina University student Tuesday evening. — continued here
coastal.edu: Suspect in custody in CCU shooting
” March 1, 2013, 5:00 p.m.
A Conway man has surrendered to authorities in connection with the shooting death of a Coastal Carolina University student Tuesday evening.
Marquis Spencer McDonald, 20, of Conway surrendered to agents of the State Law Enforcement Division and the Coastal Carolina University Department of Public Safety Friday afternoon in connection with the death of Anthony Darnell Liddell. Liddell was shot at University Place on the school’s campus.
A warrant was issued against McDonald for one count of Murder, a felony with a sentence upon conviction of death or a minimum sentence of 30 years to life in prison. McDonald was also charged with one count of Possession of a Weapon during a Violent Crime, which carries a penalty upon conviction of five years added to any other conviction for the crime unless the sentence is death.
By statute, SLED is responsible for the investigation of a death on a college campus. The Coastal Carolina University Department of Public Safety and numerous other law enforcement agencies have worked closely with SLED on the investigation. ” — http://www.coastal.edu/newsarticles/story.php?id=3346
Update: March 04, 2013
” CCU shooting suspect denied bond, says victim saved his life:
CONWAY, SC (WMBF) – During his first court appearance Sunday morning, the suspect in the fatal shooting of a Coastal Carolina Student was denied bond.
Marquis Spencer McDonald, 20, was read his charges for the shooting of 19-year-old Anthony Liddell: one count of murder, a felony that carries a sentence of 30 years to death and one count of possession of a weapon during the commission of a crime.
McDonald showed no emotion while his charges were read, but addressed the court, saying: “This is one of my best friends that got killed. And he [Liddell] saved my life. And if it weren’t for him, he’d be in here, and I’d be dead.” ” — http://www.wmbfnews.com/story/21438757/ccu-shooting-suspect-turns-himself-in-officials-confirm