Sufferer’s brother, 2 others arrested after girl killed by automobile throughout struggle

Victim's brother, 2 others arrested after woman killed by vehicle during fight

Three Sumter residents have been arrested in connection to a dispute on April 28 that led to 30-year-old Erica Singletary of Sumter being struck and killed by a automobile.

In response to Tonyia McGirt, public info officer for the Sumter Police Division, the next have been arrested:

Deyonte Singletary, 29, turned himself in Wednesday after warrants have been issued for his arrest. He’s charged with tried homicide, discharging a weapon right into a automobile, illegal carrying of a pistol and possession of a weapon throughout a violent crime.

Sheila Juanita Deschamps, 40, is accused of being the motive force of the automobile that struck and killed Singletary. She was arrested Thursday and charged with reckless murder.

Latrell Maria Jennings, 34, was arrested Thursday and charged with obstruction of justice after reportedly deceptive officers relating to the small print of the deadly crash.



All three are being held on the Sumter County Sheriff’s Workplace Detention Middle.

In response to McGirt, a number of acquaintances have been current in the course of the incident that started after 11:15 p.m. April 28 on the 200 block of Royal Avenue close to Model Avenue.

Studies point out Deyonte Singletary and his sister, Erica, have been arguing with Deschamps and Jennings earlier than the incident turned violent and photographs have been fired. Sooner or later in the course of the dispute, Erica Singletary was struck and killed by a automobile.

An investigation is continuous. Police are asking that anybody who was was on the incident and might need seen one thing to name (803) 436-2700 or Crime Stoppers at 1-888-CRIME-SC.

Suggestions may also be submitted to Crime Stoppers by logging onto www.P3tips.com  and clicking on the “Submit a New Tip” tab or by downloading the P3 Suggestions app for Apple and Android gadgets.


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