Third person arrested in 1992 death of Charleston sailor

GOOSE CREEK, SC (WCSC) - A third person was arrested in connection with the 1992 murder of a sailor stationed aboard a Charleston naval minesweeper.

Konnie Jan Glidden, 38, of 314 Mary Scott Drive in Goose Creek was arrested by the Berkeley County Sheriff's Office on Thursday. She will be charged with murder in the death of 22-year-old sailor James Alan Horton.

Glidden is being held in the Hill-Finklea Detention center with a bond hearing scheduled for Friday at 7 p.m.

Horton, from Sherburne, N.Y., was stationed at a former Navy base in Charleston when he was found in a drainage ditch with a gunshot wound to his chest.

Montana news outlets reported Tuesday that 38-year-old Charles Welty entered the Missoula County sheriff's office last week and confessed to his role in the Horton's death.

Thomas Solheim of Montauk was arrested Tuesday night.

The Naval Criminal Investigative Service and the Berkeley County Sheriff's Office continues to investigate this case.

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