Collins indicted for Newberry murder, dragging

According to Solicitor Jerry Peace, Collins was in court Friday.

NEWBERRY (WACH) -- The suspect accused of the murder and dragging of a Midlands man has been indicted by a grand jury.

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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.