Orangeburg Deputies seek woman as murder accessory

Joann Jefferson

ORANGEBURG, SC (WACH) â?? The Orangeburg County Sheriff's Department announced an arrest of Demetrice Dwight Perry, 32, and now a woman is wanted for transporting Perry from the area Thursday night.

Orangeburg Sheriff Leroy Ravenell said â??Perry shot a 50-year-old man Thursday night as they argued in front of the victimâ??s residence on Peach Shed Road, Vance. We have conducted an exhaustive search since Thursday night to locate Perry.â??

Joann Jefferson is also wanted in this investigation. Jefferson transported Perry from Orangeburg County back to Summerville after the shooting.

Perryâ??s first appearance was Tuesday at 2:30 p.m. Because he is charged with murder, bond was not be set. Perry is also charged with possession of a weapon during a violent crime. Perry must appear before a general sessions judge before his bond can be set on the muder charge.