WALTERBORO, SC (WCSC) - Bond was denied for an 18-year-old accused of murdering two people who had been reported missing last week.
A magistrate judge denied bond for Johnathan Moore on the murder charges because only a circuit court judge can set bond for murder charges. But the judge set bond at $1,000 on a separate gun charge.
Brandon Dewayne Ferguson, 23; and Alexander Blair Blakeney, 28; disappeared Thursday, authorities said.
Their bodies were found in the car Ferguson and Blakeney had last been seen in off Jones Swamp Road in a wooded area Friday morning, Benton said.
Both men died of apparent gunshot wounds, deputies said.
According to the court's website, Moore was on probation for burglary.
A date for a bond hearing before a circuit court judge had not yet been set.