Deputies arrest second suspect for Dorchester County murder

Published: Jul. 23, 2021 at 2:57 PM EDT|Updated: Jul. 23, 2021 at 6:22 PM EDT
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DORCHESTER COUNTY, S.C. (WCSC) - Investigators have announced that they have arrested a second suspect in connection to a murder that happened at a parking lot in Dorchester County.

The Dorchester County Sheriff’s Office arrested 34-year-old John Allen Hilton of North Charleston on Friday afternoon. He was arrested for the murder of Isa Cooper that happened on May 23 in a parking lot in the 8400 block of Dorchester Road.

“Hilton’s co-defendant, Benjamin Davis, was arrested on 3 June and charged with murder,” Lt. Rick Carson said.

Hilton has been charged with murder and was denied bond on Friday afternoon.

Hilton was arrested with the assistance of the Colleton County Office of South Carolina Probation, Parole and Pardon Services and the Walterboro Police Department.

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