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Man arrested in connection with 2009 shooting death in Seabrook

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Jasper County authorities arrested Jeremy Levon Murphy, 26, on unrelated charges Thursday, Oct. 3. Jasper County authorities arrested Jeremy Levon Murphy, 26, on unrelated charges Thursday, Oct. 3.
BEAUFORT, SC (WTOC) -

A suspect in the 2009 shooting death of a Seabrook man has been arrested.

Jasper County authorities arrested Jeremy Levon Murphy, 26, on unrelated charges Thursday, Oct. 3.

Murphy was wanted on one count of murder for the shooting that killed Ronald Coleman Jr., 27, in Coleman's Seabrook Road home on June 22, 2009.

Investigators arrested and charged Murphy's co-defendant Antonio Eugene Collins, 36, in November 2011 after DNA analysis of bloodstains placed Collins at the crime scene.

Investigators continued to work on the case and were able to secure an arrest warrant for Murphy last week.

Murphy was returned to the Beaufort County Detention Center Monday, where he will remain to face  the murder charge.

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