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3:05 am on Friday April 22, 2011

Tow truck driver from Christmas Eve shooting charged with attempted escape (update: more details)

Update April 22, indictment: After being indicted on charges of voluntary manslaughter and possession of a firearm during the commission of a violent crime earlier this month, Preston Oates has now been indicted on two more charges. The tow truck...
6:41 pm on Friday February 18, 2011

In Christmas Eve shooting death, Preston Oates indicted (update: why not for murder)

Update February 18: Bluffton today has followed up with a report about the indictment. Most notable are their quotes from 14th Judicial Circuit Solicitor Duffie Stone about why he did not press a murder charge. You can read the report on their site...