Investigators release sketch of murder suspect

BEAUFORT COUNTY, SC (WCSC) - Investigators have released a sketch of a suspect who authorities say fatally shot a man in Beaufort County on Tuesday.

The Beaufort County Sheriff's Office says 23-year-old Octavius Moultrie was shot to death outside his home on Fawnwood Lane in Seabrook just before 2 p.m.

Witnesses described the shooter as a black male, 6'5", slender build, close-cut hair, pencil thin mustache and diamond earring in his left ear. According to deputies, the shooter was a passenger in an SUV driven by another man that was seen in the area at the time of the shooting.

The SUV was described as a 2003 to 2007 white Chevy Tahoe with vertical-open cargo doors.

Anyone with information is asked to call Investigator J. Fraser at (843) 255-3416 or the Beaufort County Dispatch Center at (843) 524-2777.

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