Bluffton authorities arrest one in murder case

Bluffton authorities arrest one in murder case

BLUFFTON, SC (WCSC) - Bluffton County authorities have arrested one person in connection to a Sunday afternoon murder and more arrests are expected.

Investigators with the Bluffton Police Department arrested 17-year-old Kyron Primus of Hardeeville for the murder that occurred Sunday afternoon in a parking lot located at 1225 May River Road.

The victim, 29-year-old Jon Kinlaw, was shot and killed while meeting with the suspect.

Investigators say Kinlaw knew Primus and that this was not a random act of violence.

"Our investigators have been working around the clock to solve this murder. Through evidence recovery, interviews, the community's support, and assistance from other local law enforcement agencies, we were able to identify and arrest Primus," said Bluffton Police Chief Joey Reynolds.

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