Man sentenced to 35 years in Berkeley Co. murder

Man sentenced to 35 years in Berkeley Co. murder

BERKELEY COUNTY, SC (WCSC) - A Berkeley County judge has sentenced Jason Kinloch to 35 years behind bars for his role in the 2012 murder and armed robbery of a 31-year-old man.

Prosecutors say Jason Kinloch was among four suspects who conspired to rob Robert Lamar Moultrie at a home on Charity Church Road in Huger.

Officials say Jason Kinloch held a shotgun during the September 9, 2012 robbery, demanding Moultrie to "give it up." Another suspect, Patrick Kinloch, then fired a .40 caliber pistol into the victim's chest.

Moultrie's body and SUV were found three days later in the Francis Marion National Forest, about four miles from the crime scene.

Jason Kinloch was found guilty of murder, armed robbery, and criminal conspiracy.

Last month, Patrick Kinloch plead guilty to murder and armed robbery and received a 30 year prison sentence.

The other two suspects, Christopher Tiller and Joshua Pruitt, are awaiting trial.

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