Fugitive arrested in Penn. returns to the Lowcountry to face murder charge

Fugitive arrested in Penn. returns to the Lowcountry to face murder charge

ORANGEBURG COUNTY, SC (WCSC) - Authorities say a fugitive arrested in Pennsylvania for a Lowcountry murder has returned to South Carolina.

Officials with the Orangeburg County Sheriff's Office say Anthony McKennie was arrested in March by the US Marshals Office and returned on Wednesday to South Carolina to face charges that he shot a man.

"There isn't a place you can hide that will allow you to avoid justice. We will find you," Sheriff Leroy Ravenell said.

According to the sheriff's office, McKennie is scheduled to make his first court appearance on Thursday where he is expected to be formally charged with murder.

OCSO investigators say they have been looking for McKennie, who has ties to Pennsylvania, since the March 4 shooting that left one man dead of a gunshot wound.

Witnesses reported that McKennie entered a St. Ann Street residence where he argued with 27-year-old Theodio Isaiah Glenn.

"At some point during the argument, McKennie shot Glenn," OCSO officials said. "U.S. Marshals and the Eastern Pennsylvania Fugitive Task Force interviewed family members of McKennie but determined he was residing with acquaintances."

McKennie was then taken into custody without incident by Marshals and EPFTF officers.

"As I said when we started looking for this individual, it can be a very small world if we're looking for you," Ravenell said.

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