SLED seeks public's help to solve cold murder case in Colleton Co.

SLED seeks public's help to solve cold murder case in Colleton Co.

COLLETON COUNTY, SC (WCSC) - SLED and the Colleton County Sheriff's Office want help involving a 2017 murder case that has gone cold.

Prince Polite, 19 when he died, was last seen alive with a male acquaintance on May 14, 2017, at 9 p.m. on Johns Island, according to CrimeStoppers.

Authorities believe he may have gone to a nightclub often in the Red Top area of Charleston prior to his death. His body was recovered three days later, shot multiple times in a wooded area near Wiggins Road in the Green Pond area of Colleton County. Officials say Polite had ties to Red Top, Green Pond, Charleston, Johns Island, West Ashley and Walterboro.

Anyone who knows something about the case is asked to call 843-554-1111 or statewide at 1-888-CRIME-SC. Web tips can be submitted by going to www.5541111.com and clicking the "submit a tip" tab.

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