Manhunt happening in South Carolina for man accused of murder, wife of victim already cuffed

south carolina manhunt happening man and woman charged with killing her husband
Source: HorJ. Reuben Long Detention Center, Chester County Sheriff's Office

May. 24 2021, Published 10:04 a.m. ET

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Police have deployed a massive manhunt across South Carolina to find a suspect accused of killing a man, while the victim's wife is already in custody.

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Tyler Donnett Terry, 27, and Adrienne Simpson, 34, are accused of shooting Eugene Simpson, 33, and dumping his body, police said.

Court documents state Adrienne is currently in jail and she gave a recorded statement to police that led to charges against her and Terry.

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Eugene was found dead on May 19 in rural Chester County, SOuth Carolina, as his body was hidden in a ditch and the coroner ruled his death a homicide, authorities said and local media reported.

Adrienne was arrested on May 18 after a chase, as police said she drove the car and Terry was the passenger and fired at deputies, hitting at least three police vehicles.

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Terry remains on the run despite a manhunt in South Carolina that started on May 18, police said.

The Herald reported that Terry is charged with two murders in South Carolina and attempted murder linked to shootings in York and Chester counties on May 2.

In addition, Terry and Simpson are also suspects in two killings in Missouri that happened on May 15, police said.

The deaths are being investigated as murders and the cases involved a doctor and a woman who were fatally shot in two separate incidents, but both involved a robbery, cops said.

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