Inmate charged with 2009 murder in Colleton Co.

James William Campbell (Source: CCSO)
James William Campbell (Source: CCSO)

COLLETON COUNTY, SC (WCSC) - An inmate at a federal prison in Estill, SC, has been charged with murder in connection with the 2009 fatal shooting of Marlene Linder outside Walterboro.

Colleton County Sheriff's Office investigators say 41-year-old James William Campbell shot and killed Linder at 434 Briarleaf Circle on May 24, 2009.

Investigators say Campbell was an ex-boyfriend of Linder's at the time of the shooting. The victim was found by her son, just outside the door of her residence.

Campbell had been serving time in the Estill Federal Correctional Institution after he was convicted in federal court for federal weapons violations.

He is charged with murder and possession of a weapon during a violent crime.

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