GOOSE CREEK, SC (WCSC) - A fourth person was arrested Tuesday in connection with the 1992 murder of a sailor stationed aboard a Charleston naval minesweeper.
Douglas Emery, a New Jersey man, was arrested by the Naval Criminal Investigative Service. He was charged with kidnapping, criminal sexual conduct, desecration of a corpse and murder in connection to the death of 22-year-old sailor James Alan Horton.
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 July 13 that 38-year-old Charles Welty entered the Missoula County Sheriff's Office a week earlier and confessed to his role in the Horton's death.
Thomas Solheim of Montauk was arrested July 13 and Konnie Jan Glidden was arrested July 15.
The Naval Criminal Investigative Service and the Berkeley County Sheriff's Office continues to investigate this case.