West Ashley man charged with murder of roommate

WEST ASHLEY, SC (WCSC) - Charleston Police have charged a West Ashley man with murder in the recent death of his roommate.

Gregory Anthony Keitt, 41, is charged with murder in the death of Wilton R. McFaddin Jr., 66. McFaddin died at the Medical University of South Carolina after being treated for injuries he received during the assault.

On April 10, police responded to the Carriage Lane apartment the men shared and found McFaddin with injuries to his face and head. Keitt and McFaddin had gotten into an argument over money and Keitt apparently assaulted McFaddin with his fists.

McFaddin died at MUSC on April 13.

Keitt was initially charged with aggravated assault. On April 17, the charge was upgraded to murder. He is being held in the Charleston County Detention Center.

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