BARNWELL, S.C. -- A Blackville, S.C., man will spend the rest of his life in prison with no chance of parole after being found guilty of killing a friend who had gotten him out of jail.
On Thursday a Barnwell County jury found Sammie Gerrick, 42, guilty of the slaying of Tyrone Anthony Donaldson. The victim’s body was found Aug. 4, 2011, in a wooded area near Blackville. He had been missing two weeks.
GUYTON, Ga. -- A Georgia family has lost three sons in a horrific crash on Georgia Highway 17 in Effingham County.
Wesley Mulligan, 18, was on the way to pick up his little sister at Marlow Elementary School about 3 p.m. Thursday when the Ford truck he was driving struck a gasoline tanker, Effingham County Sheriff’s Office spokesman David Ehanipoor said.
Passengers in the truck were his brothers, Garrett Mulligan, a 16-year-old ninth-grade student at Effingham County High School, and 3-year-old brother Eli Hickox.