Sheriff's office makes third arrest in 2014 James Island murder

Sheriff's office makes third arrest in 2014 James Island murder

JAMES ISLAND, SC (WCSC) - Detectives with the Charleston County Sheriff's Office have made another arrest in a 2014 James Island murder.

Devante Maruqez White of Charleston has been charged with the murder of 43-year-old Irvin Green.

Last month, investigators arrested 20-year-old Joseph Eugene Heyward III and charged him with accessory after the fact to murder.

The first suspect to be charged was Clifford Malcolm Whaley Jr. who surrendered to detectives in December of 2014.

On June 7, 2016, detectives said they received information from witnesses that they heard three gunshots, and shortly after saw someone they knew as "Boo," who is a "good friend" of Whaley's, leaving the scene of the crime wearing what appeared to a bloody white t-shirt.

According to investigators, White was seen carrying what appeared to be the victim's black and white Nike bag which deputies say contained the victim's money and valuables.

"Through subsequent investigation, it was determined that Devante Marquez White went by the nickname Boo," CCSO officials said."His photograph was included in a photographic lineup and shown to witnesses for identification. An independent administrator showed the photographic lineup to witnesses and they positiviely identified White as Boo."

Court records state cell phone records indicated that there was communication between White and Green moments before the murder happened.

"The records also showed White and Whaley Jr. communicated with each other an hour before the murder and moments after the murder," investigators said.

Authorities said phone mapping records indicated that the three suspects' cell phones were in close proximity of the murder during the time of the incident.

According to authorities, after the murder, Whale Jr. was seen getting into Heyward's white Chevy Cavalier which was also occupied by Heyward.

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