Collins indicted for Newberry murder, dragging
Fri, 06 Aug 2010 20:47:32 GMT —
NEWBERRY (WACH) -- The suspect accused of the murder and dragging of a Midlands man has been indicted by a grand jury.Related Stories Judge limits information in Newberry murder case New Black Panthers march in Newberry New Black Panther Party causes tensions to rise in Newberry County
According to Solicitor Jerry Peace, the indictment against 19-year-old Gregory Collins was handed down in court Friday.
A Newberry County grand jury indicted Collins for the murder of 30-year-old Anthony Hill and the desecration of his remains.
Hill's body was found in Newberry after officials say he was shot to death, then dragged behind a pick-up truck for several miles down rural roads in early June.
Last week, a request was made to put a gag order in place on the case. Instead, a judge agreed to limit the information that can be given out to the public when it comes to this case.